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The Intuitionist - Colson Whitehead

The Intuitionist

The Intuitionist

3,54 13 5 Scritto da: Colson Whitehead Letto da: Peter Jay Fernandez
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In a marvelous debut novel that has been compared to Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and Joseph Heller's Catch-22, Colson Whitehead has created a strangely skewed world of elevators and the people who control their ups and downs. Lila Mae Watson-the first black female inspector in the world's tallest city-has the highest performance rating of anyone in the Department of Elevator Inspectors. This upsets her superiors, because Lila is an Intuitionist: she inspects elevators simply by the feelings she gets riding in them. When a brand new elevator crashes, Lila becomes caught in the conflict between her Intuitionist methods and the beliefs of the power-holding Empiricists. Her only hope for clearing her name lies in finding the plans of an eccentric elevator genius for the "black box": a perfect elevator. A brilliant allegory for the interaction of the races, The Intuitionist is also an intriguing mystery, solidly grounded by the exceptional narration of Peter Jay Fernandez.
Lingua: Inglese Categoria: Narrativa Traduttore:

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Editore: Recorded Books, Inc.
Pubblicato: 2008-04-25
Durata: 9H 40Min
ISBN: 9781436135863
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