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Song of Solomon

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Signet, 1978, ©1977.
Series: New American Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Macon Dead, Jr., known as Milkman, son of the richest black family in a mid-western town, he was born on the same day that a lonely insurance man dies attempting to fly from a steeple of the hospital. Milkman grows up in his families strangely divided household, his father a self made man, his mother a passive 'daddy's girl'. His father's sister, Pilate, in stark contrast to her brother, is a mystical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0451158288 9780451158284
OCLC Number: 22746908
Description: 341 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: New American Library.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.

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The story of Macon Dead, Jr., known as Milkman, son of the richest black family in a mid-western town, he was born on the same day that a lonely insurance man dies attempting to fly from a steeple of the hospital. Milkman grows up in his families strangely divided household, his father a self made man, his mother a passive 'daddy's girl'. His father's sister, Pilate, in stark contrast to her brother, is a mystical mother earth figure, but her granddaughter has an unhealthy obcessive love affair with Milkman.

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