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Tar baby

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2004, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This novel is 'set mainly on a Caribbean island, where Jadine, a young light skinned African American woman with a degree from the Sorbonne and a successful career as a high-fashion model, meets and falls in love with Son, a black American fugitive. They travel to New York and to Son's impoverished home in the rural South, their passion playing out in the larger context of clashing cultures and values.'" Benet's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0394423291 9780394423296
OCLC Number: 68037312
Description: 305 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.

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"This novel is 'set mainly on a Caribbean island, where Jadine, a young light skinned African American woman with a degree from the Sorbonne and a successful career as a high-fashion model, meets and falls in love with Son, a black American fugitive. They travel to New York and to Son's impoverished home in the rural South, their passion playing out in the larger context of clashing cultures and values.'" Benet's Reader's Ency of Am Lit. *** "A beautiful African-American woman of privilege finds herself attracted to the kind of man she has dreaded since childhood: uneducated, violent, and contemptuous of her."

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