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The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

“Haunting and haunted…devastating…The book feels like a mission, and it’s an essential one…he pulls off a brilliant sleight of hand that elevates the mere act of resurrecting Elwood’s buried story into at once a miracle and a tragedy.”—Frank Rich, The New York Times Book Review 

“THE NICKEL BOYS is in conversation with works by James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison and especially Martin Luther King…. It shreds our easy confidence in the triumph of goodness and leaves in its place a hard and bitter truth about the ongoing American experiment.”  — Ron Charles, The Washington Post

  • ISBN 9780708899410
  • Title The Nickel Boys
  • Author Colson Whitehead
  • Publisher Little Brown Book Group
  • Imprint Fleet
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Thursday 1st January 1970
  • Width 14cm
  • Height 22cm
  • Thickness 2.6cm
  • Weight 350g
  • Number of pages 224

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