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De jongens van Nickel : roman

Colson Whitehead (author), Harm Damsma (translator), Niek Miedema (translator)
‘De jongens van Nickel’ van Colson Whitehead is de hartverscheurende opvolger van de bekroonde internationale bestseller ‘De ondergrondse spoorweg’. In deze nieuwe roman ontleedt hij een nog recenter duister hoofdstuk uit de Amerikaanse geschiedenis – het tijdperk van de Jim Crow-rassenwetten in het Zuiden van Amerika – aan de hand van het verhaal van twee tieners op een helse tuchtschool in Flori
Title
De jongens van Nickel : roman
Author
Colson Whitehead
Translator
Harm Damsma Niek Miedema
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The Nickel boys
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Atlas Contact, 2019
1 digitaal bestand
Note
Vervolg op De ondergrondse spoorweg
ISBN
9789025454586
CloudLibrary
3h95x89

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About Colson Whitehead

Arch Colson Chipp Whitehead (born November 6, 1969) is an American novelist. He is the author of seven 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 Fellowship ("Genius Grant").

Early 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 to 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 the elite prep Trinity School in Manhattan and graduated from Har…Read more on Wikipedia

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