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Song of Solomon

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this novel, Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story. As she follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family's origins, Morrison introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9780099768418 0099768410
OCLC Number: 607905268
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1977.
Awards: Winner of the Nobel prize for literature.
Description: xi, 337 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; [with a new foreword by the author].

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BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVEDSong of Solomon begins in 1930s America with Macon Dead Jr, the son of a wealthy black property owner, who has been brought up to revere the white world.  Read more...

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"Toni Morrison makes me believe in God. She makes me believe in a divine being, because luck and genetics don't seem to come close to explaining her" * Guardian * "A rhapsodic work... Intricate and Read more...

 
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