Harlem shuffle : roman

Colson Whitehead (author), Harm Damsma (translator)
Voor zijn klanten en buren in 125th street in Harlem is Ray Carney een beschaafde meubelverkoper die een fatsoenlijk leven probeert te leiden. Zijn vrouw is in verwachting van hun tweede kind, en ook al wonen ze in een krap appartement te dicht bij het metrospoor: hij heeft veel bereikt, hij is tevreden. Wat weinig mensen weten, is dat Ray afkomstig is uit een geslacht van bendeleden en boeven, e
Title
Harlem shuffle : roman
Author
Colson Whitehead
Translator
Harm Damsma
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Harlem shuffle
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2021
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789025471262

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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 and 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 beca…Read more on Wikipedia