The Underground Railroad. A Novel

TitleThe Underground Railroad. A Novel
Year for Search2016
AuthorsWhitehead, Colson(b. 1969)
Date Published2016
PublisherDoubleday
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Male author
Annotation

Most of the novel is concerned with the horrors of slavery and attempts by slaves to escape including by, in the novel, a literal underground railroad. The novel also includes a section, “Indiana” (237-67) set in part on Valentine Farm, an intentional community that is a safe space for escaping slaves. 

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Author Note

African American author (b. 1969

Full Text

2016 Whitehead, Colson (b. 1969). The Underground Railroad. A Novel. New York: Doubleday. PSt

Most of the novel is concerned with the horrors of slavery and attempts by slaves to escape including by, in the novel, a literal underground railroad. The novel also includes a section, “Indiana” (237-67) set in part on Valentine Farm, an intentional community that is a safe space for escaping slaves. African American author.