The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) poster

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In this Pulitzer Prize-winning follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. When Elwood Curtis, a black boy

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Author Colson Whitehead

Pages 224

Publisher National Geographic Books

Published Date 2019-07-16

ISBN 0385537077 9780385537070

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip ""Less is more" definitely fits with this book, it's not the longest book you can read, but it's very powerful!"

eve_115 shared a tip "Hard book to read, but was very glad I stuck with it! Excellent writer!"

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graci_foster shared a tip "A powerful book that is historically accurate. A little hard to comprehend and follow at times but a good story nonetheless."

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erika_lynne shared a tip "February read"

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nina_foxx shared a tip "Unexpected ending"

i_h shared a tip "A wild story about a niche of history that is rarely highlighted."

joshua_escobedo shared a tip "Shocking and enthralling."

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jj_eve shared a tip "a rough (but important) one especially when you're from northwest florida."

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supercutstan shared a tip "HOLY **** i love this book so so much #elwoodfanclub #turnerfanclub #thenickelboys #drama #action #books"

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valley_mom shared a tip "Unforgettable"

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connie_schroth shared a tip "I liked the story."

abigail_hudson shared a tip "The first book that’s ever made my cry... incredible and has become one of my favorite stories"

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debbi_holihan shared a tip "Sad historical fiction. Sad US history. Very good book."

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gina_bowley-blair shared a tip "So good. Hard to resist the urge to pause and research, but that’s ok."

lucy_jones_3381 shared a tip "This book brought the hardships faced by boys who were considered unworthy. It was well written."

debbie_edwards_8204 shared a tip "Heart wrenching a times but very good!!"

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