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Charles Johnson

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Charles Johnson is the National Book Award-winning author of Middle Passage and Dreamer.

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Invisible Man

Written by Ralph Ellison
Preface by Charles Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 14, 1994
Price: $21.00

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Juneteenth
A Novel
Written by Ralph Ellison
Preface by Charles Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 13, 2000
Price: $15.95

Edited by Ellison's literary executor, John Callahan--aided by Ellison's widow, Fanny--Juneteenth is the most complete section of his much larger forty year "work-in-progress."  It is the story of the relationship between the larger work's two central characters Bliss (a.k.a. the self-named "Sunraider"), a race baiting New England senator, and his one-time adoptive... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Juneteenth
A Novel
Written by Ralph Ellison
Preface by Charles Johnson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

The Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson

Written by James Weldon Johnson
Edited by Rudolph Byrd
Foreword by Charles Johnson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Essential Writings of James Weldon Johnson

Written by James Weldon Johnson
Edited by Rudolph Byrd
Foreword by Charles Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 21, 2008
Price: $15.00

“A canonical collection, splendidly and sensitively edited by Rudolph Byrd.”
–Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

One of the leading voices of the Harlem Renaissance and a crucial literary figure of his time, James Weldon Johnson was also an editor, songwriter, founding member and leader of the NAACP, and the first African American to hold... Read more >
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Kingsblood Royal

Written by Sinclair Lewis
Introduction by Charles Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 10, 2001
Price: $12.95

A neglected tour de force by the first American to win the Nobel Prize in literature, Kingsblood Royal is a stirring and wickedly funny portrait of a man who resigns from the white race. When Neil Kingsblood a typical middle-American banker with a comfortable life makes the shocking discovery that he... Read more >
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