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Beloved

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Audiobooks
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9780739342275 0739342274
OCLC Number: 86075165
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 10 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Toni Morrison.

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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement. After the Civil War ends, Sethe longingly recalls the two-year-old daughter whom she killed when threatened with recapture after escaping from slavery 18 years before.

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