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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bluest Eye chronicles the tragic, torn lives of a poor black family in 1940s Ohio. Pecola, unlovely and unloved, prays each night for blue eyes like those of her privileged white schoolfellows.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0099759918 9780099759911
OCLC Number: 40838938
Notes: Originally published: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
Description: 172 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.

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Ohio: Pauline, Cholly, Sam and Pecola. Pecola, unlovely and unloved, prays each night for blue eyes like those of her privileged blond white schoolfellows. She becomes the focus of the mingled love  Read more...

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"Toni Morrison makes me believe in God. She makes me believe in a divine being, because luck and genetics don't seem to come close to explaining her" Guardian "The Bluest Eye is an inquiry into the Read more...

 
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