The Bluest Eye by Morrison, Toni
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The Bluest Eye -- Toni Morrison - Paperback


NATIONAL BESTSELLER - From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner--a powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity that asks questions about race, class, and gender with characteristic subtly and grace.

In Morrison's acclaimed first novel, Pecola Breedlove--an 11-year-old Black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others--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.

Here, Morrison's writing is "so precise, so faithful to speech and so charged with pain and wonder that the novel becomes poetry" (The New York Times).



Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Vintage
Published: 05/08/2007
Pages: 224
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.95h x 5.20w x 0.60d
ISBN: 9780307278449

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 5.2
Point Value: 8
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 36938 / Bluest Eye

About the Author

Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest Eye (1970) to God Help the Child (2015). She received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and in 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She died in 2019.

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