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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1993
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of 11 year Pecola Breedlove-a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devestate all others-who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so people will look at her, so that her world will be different. It is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0679433732 9780679433736
OCLC Number: 39753355
Notes: "Originally published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., in 1970"--Title page verso.
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: African American writers collection.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author.

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The story of 11 year Pecola Breedlove-a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devestate all others-who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so people will look at her, so that her world will be different. It is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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