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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, bur eighteen years later she is still not free. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement by Nobel Prize laureate Toni Morrison.


50 Great Books to Read This Year

BEST NOVELS: Toni Morrison, Beloved The amazing Toni Morrison takes the true story of Margaret Garner, who killed her children rather than see them returned to slavery, and creates a great American novel, the foremost of several truly great American novels she's written.


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Beloved | This suspenseful novel follows Sethe, who was freed from slavery but never really escapes her memories. It’s an unflinching look into the horrors of slavery, but even more than that, it will fill you with hope


10 Questions for Toni Morrison

"If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it."-Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison: An Author to Read this Month (And Every Other Month)

Toni Morrison --- (b. February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor.


Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best known novels are The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon and Beloved.