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Paradise

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print in association with Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : 1st large print edView all editions and formats
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A group of black women in Oklahoma flee abuse at the hands of their men, moving into a former convent where they form a support group, an initiative which arouses the ire of the town's men. A look at a black community, with its tensions of tradition versus modernity, patriarchy versus matriarchy and fidelity versus promiscuity.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0375702172 9780375702174
OCLC Number: 37705224
Description: 453 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.
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A group of black women in Oklahoma flee abuse at the hands of their men, moving into a former convent where they form a support group, an initiative which arouses the ire of the town's men. A look at a black community, with its tensions of tradition versus modernity, patriarchy versus matriarchy and fidelity versus promiscuity.

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