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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2000. ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 18th Printing, June 2016View all editions and formats
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It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9780375411557 0375411550
OCLC Number: 1265427689
Notes: Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
"Oprah's book club"--Jacket.
Description: 215 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author.

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It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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