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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st Knopf edView all editions and formats
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The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove - a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others - who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, Toni.
Bluest eye.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
(OCoLC)607763186
Online version:
Morrison, Toni.
Bluest eye.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993
(OCoLC)621925736
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0679433732 9780679433736
OCLC Number: 29356775
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author.
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The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove - a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others - who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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