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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1993, ©1970.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Oprah's book club edView all editions and formats
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Eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- 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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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0679433732 9780679433736 0375411550 9780375411557
OCLC Number: 559099149
Notes: "A Borzoi book."
Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 215 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Responsibility: by Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author.

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Eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- 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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