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    • The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Newest Oprah Book Club 2016 Selection. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned - Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Sag Harbor

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The year is 1985. Benji Cooper is one of the only black students at an elite prep school in Manhattan. He spends his falls and winters going to roller-disco bar mitzvahs, playing too much Dungeons and Dragons, and trying to catch glimpses of nudity on late-night cable TV. After a tragic mishap on his first day of high school, when Benji reveals his deep enthusiasm for the horror movie magazine Fangoria, his social doom is sealed for the next four years.

    Price: CDN$ 42.25

    • The Intuitionist

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Price: CDN$ 39.48

    • Underground Railroad

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Aïssa Maïga
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cora, seize ans, est esclave sur une plantation de coton dans la Géorgie d'avant la guerre de Sécession. Abandonnée par sa mère lorsqu'elle était enfant, elle survit tant bien que mal à la violence de sa condition. Lorsque Caesar, un esclave récemment arrivé de Virginie, lui propose de s'enfuir, elle accepte et tente, au péril de sa vie, de gagner avec lui les États libres du Nord. De la Caroline du Sud à l'Indiana en passant par le Tennessee, Cora va vivre une incroyable odyssée.

    Price: CDN$ 30.14

    • Zone One

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Beresford Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. Now the plague is receding, and Americans are busy rebuild­ing civilization under orders from the provisional govern­ment based in Buffalo. Their top mission: the resettlement of Manhattan.

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Underground Railroad

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Helene Grass
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
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    Cora ist nur eine der unzähligen Schwarzen, die auf den Baumwollplantagen Georgias schlimmer als Tiere behandelt werden. Alle träumen von der Flucht, doch wie und wohin? Caesar, ein Leidensgenosse, erzählt Cora von der Underground Railroad, einem geheimen Fluchtnetzwerk für Sklaven. Über eine Falltür gelangen sie in den Untergrund und es beginnt eine atemberaubende Reise, auf der sie Leichendieben, Kopfgeldjägern, obskuren Ärzten, aber auch heldenhaften Bahnhofswärtern begegnen.

    Price: CDN$ 20.08

    • The Noble Hustle

    • Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Colson Whitehead
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    “I have a good poker face because I am half dead inside.” So begins the hilarious and unexpectedly moving adventures of an amateur player who lucked into a seat at the biggest card game in town - the World Series of Poker.

    Price: CDN$ 20.58

    • The Nickel Boys

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning number-one New York Times best seller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • La ferrovia sotterranea

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Anna Foglietta
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Georgia, prima metà dell'Ottocento. La giovane schiava Cora vive nell'inferno della piantagione dei Randall. Caesar, l'unico bracciante che possa chiamare amico, le parla della misteriosa ferrovia sotterranea, della via per il Nord, di quella che sembra la strada impossibile verso la salvezza. Cora decide di seguirlo attraverso gli stati del Sud, dove la persecuzione dei neri prende forme diverse ma sempre terrificanti. Aiutata da improbabili alleati e inseguita da uno spietato cacciatore di schiavi, riuscirà a guadagnarsi la libertà?

    Price: CDN$ 14.09

    • El ferrocarril subterráneo [The Underground Railroad]

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Neus Sendra
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cora es una joven esclava de una plantación de algodón en Georgia. Abandonada por su madre, vive sometida a la crueldad de sus amos. Cuando César, un joven de Virginia, le habla del ferrocarril subterráneo, ambos deciden iniciar una arriesgada huida hacia el Norte para conseguir la libertad.

    Price: CDN$ 25.39

    • Electric Literature Aloud!

    • 10 Short Stories from America's Best Writers
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead, Lydia Davis, Rick Moody, and others
    • Narrated by: Matthew Korahais, Katya Schapiro
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Electric Literature Aloud! is a compendium of 10 short stories from the anthology series. The editors select stories with a strong voice that capture readers and listeners and lead them somewhere exciting, unexpected, and meaningful.

    Price: CDN$ 20.32

    • Apex Hides the Hurt

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Peter J. Fernandez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A small Midwestern town is having an identity crisis: should they have a new techno-savvy name or a name honoring the freedmen who founded the town? Or is the current name just fine? They call in a professional naming consultant, famous for naming Apex bandages, guaranteed to match any skin color. But even he is losing his faith in monikers.

    Price: CDN$ 27.75

    • John Henry Days

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    J. Sutter is a bonafide junketeer - a freelance writer, travelling from city to city, hungry for free meals and the discarded sales receipts of others to claim on his expense account. Travelling into the backwoods of West Virginia to write a piece on the unveiling of the new John Henry postage stamp and the ensuing John Henry Days festival, J. continues his nearly record-setting, three-month junket binge.

    Price: CDN$ 73.35

    • Zone One

    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: David Nathan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    New York nach der Apokalypse: Es gibt nur noch zwei Sorten von Menschen, Nicht-Infizierte und Infizierte, die als Zombies ihr Unwesen treiben. In Zone One, dem südlichen Teil von Manhattan, soll Mark Spitz, ein Held von konkurrenzloser Mittelmäßigkeit, mit einem Trupp Zivilisten die Zombies bekämpfen und die Menschheit retten. Doch ist er vielleicht selbst schon einer von ihnen? Colson Whitehead hat eine grandiose Persiflage des Horror-Genres geschrieben, in der sich Trash-Talk mit feinstem Humor verbindet, ein Porträt der Megapole New York - wie sie werden könnte oder bereits schon ist.

    Price: CDN$ 26.00

    • The Colossus of New York

    • A City in Thirteen Parts
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Colson Whitehead
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    New York Times best-selling author and New York native Colson Whitehead composes a breathtaking tribute to his hometown. Whitehead captures the very essence of New York, infusing his reflections with the energy that permeates the city.

    Price: CDN$ 23.12