The Nickel Boys  Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 16 July 2019
  • ISBN : 9780385537087
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 80 voters

Get a book entitled The Nickel Boys Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction , was written by Colson Whitehead and published by Anchor. This book was released on 16 July 2019 with total pages 224. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. When Elwood Curtis, a black boy growing up in 1960s Tallahassee, is unfairly sentenced to a juvenile reformatory called the Nickel Academy, he finds himself trapped in a grotesque chamber of horrors. Elwood’s only salvation is his friendship with fellow “delinquent” Turner, which deepens despite Turner’s conviction that Elwood is hopelessly naive, that the world is crooked, and that the only way to survive is to scheme and avoid trouble. As life at the Academy becomes ever more perilous, the tension between Elwood’s ideals and Turner’s skepticism leads to a decision whose repercussions will echo down the decades. Based on the real story of a reform school that operated for 111 years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The Nickel Boys is a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers and “should further cement Whitehead as one of his generation's best" (Entertainment Weekly). Look for Colson Whitehead’s new novel, Harlem Shuffle, coming this September!

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Zone One Author: Colson Whitehead
Publisher: Anchor
Relase: 2011-10-18
ISBN: 9780385535014