The Resource The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead

The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead

Label
The intuitionist
Title
The intuitionist
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An elevator inspector becomes the center of controversy when an elevator crashes. The inspector, Lila Mae Watson, is a black woman who inspects by intuition, as opposed to visual observation, and now she must prove her method was not at fault. A study of society's attitude to technology and a debut in fiction
Member of
Summary
A black female elevator inspector must prove that her method of inspection by intuition, as opposed to visual observation, is not at fault when an elevator in a new city building crashes
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
062117
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Colson
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.H4768
LC item number
I58 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
2018 Great American Read
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Elevators
  • Humorous stories
  • African American women
  • Elevators
Target audience
adult
Label
The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38853819
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780385493000
Lccn
98006756
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38853819
Label
The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38853819
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780385493000
Lccn
98006756
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)38853819

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