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The bluest eye : a novel

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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Pecola Breedlove, a young eleven-year-old black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in. Yet as her dreams grow more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife. A powerful examination of our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9780307278449 0307278441
OCLC Number: 123955951
Description: xiii, 205 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; [with a foreword by the author].

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Pecola Breedlove, a young eleven-year-old black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in. Yet as her dreams grow more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife. A powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity.--from publisher's description.

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