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John Henry (novel)

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Country  United States
Publication date  1931
Originally published  1931
Genre  Novel
Illustrator  J. J. Lankes
Language  English
Pages  225 pp
Author  Roark Bradford
Publisher  Harper
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Media type  Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Novels  John Henry Days, The Unvanquished, Blood Promise, Windswept House: A Vatican N, Kiln People

John Henry is a 1931 novel by Roark Bradford and illustrated by woodcut artist J. J. Lankes, based on the African-American folk hero of the same name. It was made into a Broadway play and later a musical featuring Paul Robeson in the title role and Ruby Elzy as Julie Anne.

Quotes

  • "Show me the machine I can beat it"
  • References

    John Henry (novel) Wikipedia


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