The underground railroad

Colson Whitehead (author)
De 18-jarige slavin Cora, die haar hele leven al op een katoenplantage werkt, probeert met de oudere Caesar te ontsnappen en begint aan een tocht die maanden zal duren en vele verschrikkingen kent.
Title
The underground railroad
Author
Colson Whitehead
Language
English
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2016 | Other editions
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9780385537049
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About Colson Whitehead

Arch Colson Chipp Whitehead (born November 6, 1969) is an American novelist. He is the author of eight novels, including his 1999 debut work The Intuitionist; The Underground Railroad (2016), for which he won the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction again in 2020 for The Nickel Boys. He has also published two books of non-fiction. In 2002, he received a MacArthur Genius Grant.

Life

Arch Colson Chipp Whitehead was born in New York City on November 6, 1969, and grew up in Manhattan. He is one of four children of successful entrepreneur parents who owned an executive recruiting firm. As a child in Manhattan, Whitehead went by his first name Arch. He later switched to Chipp, before switching to Colson. He attended Trinity School in Manhattan and graduated from Harvard University in 1991. In college, he became …Read more on Wikipedia