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Paradise

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1998.
Series: Listen Alaska.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Rumors had been whispered for more than a year. Outrages that had been accumulating all along took shape as evidence. A mother was knocked down the stairs by her cold-eyed daughter. Four damaged infants were born in one family. Daughters refused to get out of bed. Brides disappeared on their honeymoons. Two brothers shot each other on New Year's Day. Trips to Demby for VD shots common. And what went on at the Oven  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morrison, Toni.
Paradise.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 1998
(DLC) 97080913
(OCoLC)38117575
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9780307388117 0307388115
OCLC Number: 244568036
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Short-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2000
Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 1999
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: Listen Alaska.
Responsibility: Toni Morrison.
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"Rumors had been whispered for more than a year. Outrages that had been accumulating all along took shape as evidence. A mother was knocked down the stairs by her cold-eyed daughter. Four damaged infants were born in one family. Daughters refused to get out of bed. Brides disappeared on their honeymoons. Two brothers shot each other on New Year's Day. Trips to Demby for VD shots common. And what went on at the Oven these days was not to be believed ... The proof they had been collecting since the terrible discovery in the spring could not be denied: the one thing that connected all these catastrophes was in the Convent. And in the Convent were those women." In ParadiseParadise weaves a powerful mystery.

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