The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad, published in 2016, is the sixth novel by American author Colson Whitehead. The alternate history novel tells the story of Cora and Caesar, two slaves in the southeastern United States during the 1800s who make a bid for freedom from their Georgia plantations by following the Underground Railroad, which the novel depicts as primarily a rail transport system in addition to a series of safe houses and secret routes.

The 853rd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 1st on The 40 Best Novels of the 2010s (Paste Magazine)
  2. - 30th on The 100 best books of the 21st century (The Guardian)
  3. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)
  4. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Underground railroad (Littérature) (French Edition) Mass Market Paperback 3970543 $15.60 $17.61 2019
The Underground Railroad: A Novel Paperback 3155 $8.25 $3.04 2016
The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club) Kindle Edition 9 2016
The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel (Large Print) Paperback 340 $18.51 $19.16 2016
The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Audio CD 7052 $25.97 $27.25 2016
Underground Railroad - version francaise (French Edition) Paperback 5266288 $47.95 2017
El ferrocarril subterráneo / The Underground Railroad (Spanish Edition) Paperback 1456009 $12.36 $12.12 2017
Underground Railroad Paperback 2383326 $10.72 $11.71 2019
El ferrocarril subterráneo (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 827990 2017
COLSON WHITEHEAD: UNDERGR - GR Audio CD 7000421 $12.43 $11.21 2017
Underground Railroad (French Edition) Paperback 11813900 $35.79 $5.06 2017
Underground Railroad Audible Audiobook 157040 $13.27 2017
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Hardcover 22049 $10.45 $1.55 2016
The Underground Railroad: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017 Hardcover 3854023 $10.99 $1.95
Underground Railroad Hardcover 785081 $11.77 $8.58 2019
The Underground Railroad (Indonesian Edition) Paperback 1008303 $12.40 $4.79 2018
The Nickel Boys: the new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad Hardcover 1208555 $20.94 $15.34 2019
Underground Railroad Hardcover 2872657 $27.05 $20.12 2017