8.4 × 5.7 × 1.1 in
March 28, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1410446212
ISBN - 13: 9781410446213
From the Publisher
A New York Times Bestseller -- A pandemic has devastated the planet, sorting humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. Through the provisional government in Buffalo, the military has eliminated the most dangerous of the infected and teams of civilian volunteers clear out the catatonic "stragglers. " On a team sweeping lower Manhattan, Mark Spitz endures Post-Apocalyptic Stress Disorder in a fallen world. And then things start to go wrong ...
About the Author
Colson Whitehead was born in 1969. He graduated from Harvard College and worked at the Village Voice writing reviews of television, books, and music. His first novel, The Intuitionist, was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway and a winner of the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voices Award. John Henry Days (2001) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Fiction Award, and the Pulitzer Prize. The novel received the Young Lions Fiction Award and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. The Colossus of New York (2003) is a book of essays and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Apex Hides the Hurt (2006) was a recipient of the PEN/Oakland Award. Sag Harbor (2009) was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award. Colson Whitehead's reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in a number of publications including the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Harper's and Granta. He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, and a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.