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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2004, ©1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of an 11 year old black girl in an American whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate 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 her world will be different ... 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: 0375411550 9780375411557
OCLC Number: 59224664
Notes: Thirteenth printing, October 2004; published April 2000.
Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1970; Afterword copyright ©1993.
"Oprah's book club"--Jacket.
Awards: Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Description: 215 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author.

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The story of an 11 year old black girl in an American whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate 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 her world will be different ... the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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