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These 13 stories--six of which remained unpublished during Ralph Ellison's lifetime and were discovered among his effects by his literary executor--represent an extravagant last bequest from the author of the classic "Invisible Man". Diverse in mood and setting, and incorporating a stunning array of influences, they are nonetheless pure Ellison: morally complex, musically layered and, even at their grimmest, irresistibly ebullient.

Flying Home: And Other Stories ( Vintage International )