Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Whitehead's The Underground Railroad is a #1 New York Times bestseller. The novel chronicles a young slave's adventures as she races toward freedom from life on a plantation. Following the lecture there will be a brief reception where Whitehead will be available for book signing. Tickets for the public are sold out. There is a limited number of tickets for Davidson faculty, staff and students available in person at the Union Box Office; Catcard required.
Knobloch Campus Center DFPH-Duke Family Performance Hall
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