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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Plume, [2000], ©1970.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in.Yet as her dream grows more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife. A powerful examination of our obsession  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0307386589 9780307386588
OCLC Number: 887969551
Notes: Originally published: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
Description: 1 online resource (215 pages).
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison, with a new afterword by the author.

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Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in.Yet as her dream grows more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife. A powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity, Toni Morrison's virtuosic first novel asks powerful questions about race, class, and gender with the subtlety and grace that have always characterized her writing. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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