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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner: an unflinchingly look 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, but eighteen y

Author Toni Morrison

Pages 352

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2007-07-24

ISBN 030738862X 9780307388629

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gabriela_reitz shared a tip "also my favorite book ever"

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star_k_2810 shared a tip "I watched this movie and had to get the book. Words make so much more meaning and power to the story."

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julie_b_5706 shared a tip "It’s Toni Morrison."

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zasiliou shared a tip "This is a must read for everyone"

nesrine shared a tip "It has so much symbolism and has a lot of biblical references."

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k8_fish shared a tip "Beautiful writing... naturally."

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molly_mcwaters shared a tip "It's not an easy read, but oh, the language!!! And symbolism!! This book broke my heart."

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tamara_sasso shared a tip "I think the detail that Morrison used to describe the beatings got to me. The image of a tree on her back really blew me away."

deborah_mitsch shared a tip "I read it years ago. I remember it being intense, but I also remember that it stayed with me when I was finished."

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lavetta_james_742 shared a tip "Too many to say a favorite but The Bluest Eye, The Color Purple, and The Alienist are my most recommended"

bailey_alvarado shared a tip "@robinjohnson301 I definitely recommend! It is a sad dark story, but a good one everyone I think should read."

awesome_user_449399 shared a tip "I’m reading the #JoanVassar trilogy now. The first one is titled Black. What are you reading?"

shanaya_haywood shared a tip "I really like this one book I'm currently reading 'The Bluuest Eye'"

shanaya_haywood shared a tip "*Bluest"

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tennicesha_thompson shared a tip "Read this book twice. It should be in every #BookLover library"

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hidho_hodhi shared a tip "I would say so, but be ready for a wild ride it was nothing like what I had expected going in"

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nena_7595 shared a tip "Live everything Toni Morrison puts to paper but I’ll admit had to read this more than once to appreciate its content"

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lindsay_siegert shared a tip "Beautiful writer."

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christine_mcelhone shared a tip "Beautifully written.."

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melissa_harcrow shared a tip "Beautiful, moving, and so sad."

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leah_noname shared a tip "I’m still reading it I’m almost done 🤠"

alyssa_olshanski shared a tip "Devastating take on the effects of slavery. Very well written. One of the best books I have read."

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nayshen_osborne shared a tip "One of my favorite books ever! I read it for English class my senior year and finished before the rest of the class."

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hannah_madsen shared a tip "HAUNTING. vivid storytelling. I read this 10 years ago and still think about it pretty much monthly."

anne_grant shared a tip "Suspenseful, tragic"

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squeam shared a tip "My teacher made us read it for class and I really fell in love with the book because things don’t always seem as they are shown"

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natalia_sousa shared a tip "Sorry.I didn’t read the book yet"

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isabella_mead shared a tip "The emotions in this book almost killed me. You need to read this."

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molly_gallagher shared a tip "An absolutely, gut wrenchingly beautiful story. Toni Morrison is one of the greats. A pre-req for any American literature lover"

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sandi_kaiser_824 shared a tip "So vivid and intense"

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