The newest novel by Pulitzer Prize winning author Colson Whitehead is a family saga set in New York City during the early 1960s. Protagonist Ray Carney supports his family with a modest furniture business, but unbeknownst to most he comes from a family of crooks that imperil his life of normalcy. When roped into a hotel heist that doesn’t go as planned, Ray must navigate his internal struggle between Ray the upstanding salesman and Ray the crook in this story
about race and power.
Harlem Shuffle, hardcover, 336 pages, Doubleday, 6½˝x 9½˝