The Underground Railroad (Television Tie-In)
ISBN: 059331476X
EAN13: 9780593314760
Language: English
Release Date: May 4, 2021
Pages: 336
Dimensions: 0.7874016" H x 7.874016" L x 5.19685" W
Weight: 0.5335187 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning, National Book Award-winning, Oprah-anointed, #1 New York Times bestselling novel that explores America's troubled racial past as only he can--now an original Amazon Prime Video series directed by Barry Jenkins.

Cora is a young slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood--where even greater pain awaits. And so when Caesar, a slave who has recently arrived from Virginia, urges her to join him on the Underground Railroad, she seizes the opportunity and escapes with him.

In Whitehead's ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphor: engineers and conductors operate a secret network of actual tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil. Cora embarks on a harrowing flight from one state to the next, encountering strange yet familiar iterations of her own world at each stop.

As Whitehead brilliantly recreates the terrors of the antebellum era, he weaves in the saga of our nation, from the brutal abduction of Africans to the unfulfilled promises of the present day. The Underground Railroad is both the gripping tale of one woman's will to escape the horrors of bondage and a powerful meditation on the history we all share.

Look for Colson Whitehead's new novel, Harlem Shuffle, coming this September

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