Franklin

The intuitionist / Colson Whitehead.

Author/Creator:
Whitehead, Colson, 1969-
Edition:
1st Anchor Books ed.
Publication:
New York : Anchor Books, 2000, c1999.
Format/Description:
Book
255 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Fiction.
African American women -- Fiction.
Elevators -- Inspection -- Fiction.
African American women
African Americans
Elevators -- Inspection.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
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.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
2000
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0385493002 (pbk.) :
9780385493000 (pbk.)
OCLC:
43275143
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