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Sulaby Toni Morrison
Synopses & Reviews
Extravagantly beautiful. . . . Enormously, achingly alive. . . . A howl of love and rage, playful and funny as well as hard and bitter. --The New York Times
Exemplary. . . . The essential mysteries of death and sex, friendship and poverty are expressed with rare economy. --Newsweek
In characters like Sula, Toni Morrison's originality and power emerge. --The Nation
Enchanting. . . . Powerful. --Chicago Daily News
Toni Morrison is not just an important contemporary novelist but a major figure in our national literature. --The New York Review of Books
Sula is one of the most beautifully written, sustained works of fiction I have read in some time. . . . Morrison] is a major talent. --Elliot Anderson, Chicago Tribune
As mournful as a spiritual and as angry as a clenched fist . . . written in language so pure and resonant that it makes you ache. --Playboy
In the first ranks of our living novelists. --St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Toni Morrison's gifts are rare: the re-creation of the black experience in America with both artistry and authenticity. --Library Journal
Should be read and passed around by book-lovers everywhere. --Los Angeles Free Press
From the Trade Paperback edition.
The intense friendship shared by Nel Wright and Sula Peace, two African-American women raised in an Ohio town, changes forever when one of them leaves home to roam the countryside and returns ten years later. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
Toni Morrison is the Robert F. Goheen Professor of Humanities at Princeton University. She has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She lives in Rockland County, New York, and Princeton, New Jersey.
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