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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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The chronicle of the tragic lives of a poor black family in 1940s America. Every night Pecola, unlovely and unloved, prays for blue eyes like those of her white schoolfellows. She becomes the focus  Read more...

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"A profoundly successful work of fiction... Taut and understated, harsh in its detachment, sympathetic in its truth...it is an experience" Detroit Free Press "This story commands attention, for it Read more...

 
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