Title Profile & Character Information

Ralph Ellison

Annotation
The first scholar to be given complete access to Ralph Ellison's papers provides a glimpse not only into the events of Ellison's life, but also into the complex inner makeup of the man--a magisterial biography of the writer and his times.

Awards
2008  Black Caucus of the America Library Association Award
2008  California Book Awards
2007  New York Times Notable Books of the Year

GenreNonFiction
Literary
Biography
TopicsAuthors
African American culture
American literature
African American men
African Americans
Black history
American history