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God help the child

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. At the center: a young woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue-black skin is only one element of her beauty, her boldness and confidence, her success in life, but which caused her light-skinned mother to deny her even the simplest forms of love. There is Booker, the man Bride loves, and loses to anger. Rain,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Novels
Urban fiction
Additional Physical Format: Morrison, Toni.
God help the child.
(CaOONL)20149081421
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9780307594174 0307594173 9780307740922 0307740927 9780307399755 0307399753 9780701186050 0701186054
OCLC Number: 893784087
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book."
Description: 178 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.

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Sweetness wants to love her child, Bride, but she struggles to love her as a mother should. Bride, now glamorous, grown up, ebony-black and panther-like, wants to love her man, Booker, but she finds  Read more...

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"It is so beautifully written, full of perfect sentences...with such profound understanding of sympathy for her damaged characters... This is a wise, humane, enriching novel. If it should prove to be Read more...

 
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