The Resource The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead

The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead

Label
The intuitionist
Title
The intuitionist
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
A black female elevator inspector must prove that her method of inspection by intuition, as opposed to visual observation, is not at fault when an elevator in a new city building crashes
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
062117
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Colson
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Elevators
  • Elevator mechanics
  • Sabotage
Target audience
adult
Label
The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the United States in 1999 by Anchor Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780708898475
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The intuitionist, Colson Whitehead
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in the United States in 1999 by Anchor Books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780708898475
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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