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The Toni Morrison book club

Author: Juda Bennett; Winnifred R Brown-Glaude; Cassandra Jackson; Piper Kendrix Williams
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is a book club but an excuse to talk to friends? The Toni Morrison Book Club brings that experience to life by telling the story of four friends who turn to Toni Morrison as they search for meaning in their lives. In this startling group memoir, the writers--black and white, gay and straight, immigrant and American born--allow Morrison's words, like music, to make them feel, confess, and discover. The result
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Toni Morrison; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juda Bennett; Winnifred R Brown-Glaude; Cassandra Jackson; Piper Kendrix Williams
ISBN: 9780299324940 029932494X
OCLC Number: 1111654455
Description: vii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: the book club meets --
Cassandra's secret --
Not today, motherF#@$ --
Why black folks go crazy --
Juda's secret --
Dangerous music --
Funny white people --
Winnie's secret --
Black life and the dead deer --
On guns and apples --
Piper's secret --
Too many white guys --
Harriet Tubman's shawl --
Epilogue: a letter to Toni Morrison.
Responsibility: Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Cassandra Jackson, and Piper Kendrix Williams.

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