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The Colossus of New York

(2003)
A collection of stories by

 
 
The novelist Colson Whitehead re-creates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York. In this portrait of the greatest of cities, Colson Whitehead conveys with immediacy the feelings and thoughts of longtime residents and of newcomers who dream of making it their home. His style, a series of vignettes, meditations, and personal memories, is as multi-layered and multifarious as New York itself. There is a funny, knowing riff on what it feels like to arrive there for the first time; a lyrical meditation on how the city is transformed by an unexpected rain shower; while another captures those magical moments when the city seems to be talking directly to you, inviting you to become one with its rhythms.

Genre: General Fiction

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October 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 0-00-716401-7 / 978-0-00-716401-1 (UK edition)
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October 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Colossus of New York: A City in 13 Parts
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 0-385-50794-1 / 978-0-385-50794-3 (USA edition)
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2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 1-4025-6535-6 / 978-1-4025-6535-9 (USA edition)
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 0-7088-9876-9 / 978-0-7088-9876-5 (UK edition)
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October 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 1-4000-3124-9 / 978-1-4000-3124-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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June 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
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June 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Colossus of New York
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June 2004 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
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October 2003 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 1-4025-6343-4 / 978-1-4025-6343-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 1-4025-6337-X / 978-1-4025-6337-9 (USA edition)
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February 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
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December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Colossus of New York
Author(s): Colson Whitehead
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