<Embed>
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more.

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Juneteenth: A Novel Audio Cassette – Import, 1 June 1999

4.6 out of 5 stars 106 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from
Audio Cassette, Abridged, Audiobook, Import

Product description

Review

"Ralph Ellison's generosity, humor, and nimble language are, of course, on display in Juneteenth, but it is his  vigorous intellect that rules the novel. A majestic narrative concept."    --Toni Morrison


From the Hardcover edition.

From the Inside Flap

TSELLER<br><br>"[A]n extraordinary book, a work of staggering virtuosity. With its publication, a giant world of literature has just grown twice as tall."--<i>Newsday</i><br><br>From Ralph Ellison--author of the classic novel of African-American experience, <b>Invisible Man</b>--the long-awaited second novel. Here is the master of American vernacular--the rhythms of jazz and gospel and ordinary speech--at the height of his powers, telling a powerful, evocative tale of a prodigal of the twentieth century. <br><br>"Tell me what happened while there's still time," demands the dying Senator Adam Sunraider to the itinerate Negro preacher whom he calls Daddy Hickman. As a young man, Sunraider was Bliss, an orphan taken in by Hickman and raised to be a preacher like himself. Bliss's history encompasses the joys of young southern boyhood; bucolic days as a filmmaker, lovemaking in a field in the Oklahoma sun. And behind it all lies a mystery: how did this chos

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Product details

  • Publisher : Random House Audio; Abridged edition (1 June 1999)
  • Language : English
  • ISBN-10 : 0375407189
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0375407185
  • Item Weight : 590 g
  • Dimensions : 10.8 x 3.81 x 17.15 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 106 ratings

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars
4.6 out of 5
106 global ratings
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from India

There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from India

Top reviews from other countries

T. Alan Parry
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book!
Reviewed in Canada on 10 July 2020
Verified Purchase
Randolph Severson
5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece and Marvel
Reviewed in the United States on 18 July 2020
Verified Purchase
6 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Maggie mac
5.0 out of 5 stars EXCELLENT ELLISON
Reviewed in the United States on 28 September 2017
Verified Purchase
7 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Dr Jacques COULARDEAU
5.0 out of 5 stars To see is to be!
Reviewed in the United States on 19 August 2000
Verified Purchase
12 people found this helpful
Report abuse
Susan V.
5.0 out of 5 stars important to learn about other culture's and history
Reviewed in the United States on 6 October 2013
Verified Purchase
8 people found this helpful
Report abuse