The Bluest Eye.
by MORRISON, Toni
- Ink inscription to verso of rear free endpaper; ink name to front free endpaper; otherwise a very good copy with a little dust-s
Rochester, New York
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The Bluest Eye is a 1970 novel by American author Toni Morrison. It is Morrison's first novel, written while Morrison was teaching at Howard University and was raising her two sons on her own. The story is about a year in the life of a young black girl in Lorain, Ohio named Pecola Breedlove. It takes place against the backdrop of America's Midwest as well as in the years following the Great Depression. Brutal in its depictions of racism, incest, and child molestation, The Bluest Eye has remained on the often-challenged and banned books list almost every year since its publication.
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- Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- The Bluest Eye.
- MORRISON, Toni
- Publisher's cloth-backed boards in dust jacket.
- Book condition
- Used - Ink inscription to verso of rear free endpaper; ink name to front free endpaper; otherwise a very good copy with a little dust-s
- First edition.
- Holt Rinehart & Winston,
- Place of Publication
- New York:
- Date published
- 164 pp.
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