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Flying home and other stories: and Other Stories

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These 13 stories by the author of The Invisible Man approach the elegance of Chekhov (Washington Post) and provide early explorations of (Ellison's) lifelong fascination with the 'complex fate' and 'beautiful absurdity' of American identity (John Callahan). NPR sponsorship.
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These 13 stories by the author of The Invisible Man "approach the elegance of Chekhov" (Washington Post) and provide "early explorations of (Ellison's) lifelong fascination with the 'complex fate' and 'beautiful absurdity' of American identity" (John Callahan). First serial to The New Yorker. NPR sponsorship.

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