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The bluest eye : a novel

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [2007, 1970]
Series: Instant book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Kit : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pecola Breedlove, a young eleven-year-old black girl, prays everyday 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: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction, Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
OCLC Number: 153971772
Notes: Imprint may vary.
A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title and a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
Description: 10 books in a canvas bag ; 37 x 15 cm + 1 folder.
Series Title: Instant book club.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; [with a foreword by the author].

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Pecola Breedlove, a young eleven-year-old black girl, prays everyday 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--Publisher.

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