Contributor biographical information for John Henry Days : a novel / Colson Whitehead.
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Colson Whitehead was born in New York City. His first novel, The Intuitionist, won the QPB New Voices Award and was an Ernest Hemingway/PEN Award finalist. He is also the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
African American journalists -- Fiction.
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Fiction.
West Virginia -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.