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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Bluest Eye chronicles the tragic, torn lives of a poor black family in 1940s Ohio. Pecola, unlovely and unloved, prays each night for blue eyes like those of her privileged white schoolfellows.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0099759918 9780099759911
OCLC Number: 40838938
Notes: Originally published: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
Description: 172 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.


A novel that immerses us in the tragic, torn lives of a poor black family - Pauline, Cholly, Sam and Pecola - in post-Depression 1940s Ohio. Unlovely and unloved, Pecola prays each night for blue  Read more...


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Not only a story but an awe-inspiring poem that confronts beauty itself. * Guardian * So charged with pain and wonder that the novel becomes poetry * New York Times * I imagine if our greatest Read more...

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