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Colson Whitehead

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About the Author

COLSON WHITEHEAD is the New York Times bestselling author of The Noble Hustle,Zone OneSag HarborThe IntuitionistJohn Henry DaysApex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. A Pulitzer Prize finalist and a recipient of MacArthur and Guggenheim fellowships, he lives in New York City.

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