Juneteenth: A Novel by Ralph Ellison
Paperback. 400 Pages.
"A work of staggering virtuosity" ("Newsday"), Ralph Ellison's long-awaited second novel tells the brilliantly crafted, moving, and wise story of an orphan who grows up to be a senator, after being raised by an itinerate Negro preacher. Behind his story lies a mystery: How did this chosen child become the man who would deny everything to achieve his goals?