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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This] is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastste 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 she will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment." -- jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0375411550 9780375411557
OCLC Number: 52641269
Notes: "A Borzoi book."
Description: 215, [1] pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison, with a new afterword by the author.

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"[This] is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastste 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 she will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment." -- jacket.

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