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The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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.

About the Author

Toni Morrison is the author also of Sula, Song of Solomon, Tar Baby, Beloved (awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988), and Jazz.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679433736
Author:
Morrison, Toni
Publisher:
Knopf
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Ohio
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Girls -- Ohio -- Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Knopf ed.
Edition Description:
Knopf
Series Volume:
RCP035
Publication Date:
1998
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.76x5.20x.91 in. .73 lbs.

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