Ralph Ellison facts for kids
|Born||Ralph Waldo Ellison
March 1, 1914
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US
|Died||April 16, 1994
New York City
|Genres||Essay, criticism, novel, short story|
|Notable work(s)||Invisible Man|
Ellison is most famous for writing Invisible Man, a novel about racism and African American identity. The narrator of the book calls himself an invisible man because people refuse to see him for who he really is. Invisible Man won a National Book Award and is still read today by many students and scholars.
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