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Apex Hides the Hurt
Colson Whitehead

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Mar 01, 2018
Imprint : Fleet
Page Extent :
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780708898758
Price : 599

About the book

This New York Times Notable Book from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad is a brisk, comic tour de force about identity, history, and the adhesive bandage industry.

The town of Winthrop has decided it needs a new name. The resident software millionaire wants to call it New Prospera; the mayor wants to return to the original choice of the founding black settlers; and the town's aristocracy sees no reason to change the name at all. What they need, they realize, is a nomenclature consultant.

And, it turns out, the consultant needs them. But in a culture overwhelmed by marketing, the name is everything and our hero's efforts may result in not just a new name for the town but a new and subtler truth about it as well.


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Brilliant. . . . Exhilarating. . . . What keeps you reading this critique of language is its language, and our perverse delight in the ingenious abuse of words
A brilliant, witty, and subtle novel, written in a most engaging style, with tremendous aptness of language and command of plot
     
Colson Whitehead
Colson Whitehead is a multi-award winning and bestselling author whose works include The Nickel Boys, The Underground Railroad, The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor(+)
Books by Colson Whitehead
Harlem Shuffle (TPB)
The Colossus of New York (PB)
The Intuitionist (PB)
The Nickel Boys (PB)
The Nickel Boys: the new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad (TPB)
The Underground Railroad (PB)