PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unflinchingly look into the abyss of slavery, from the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner. This spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. With a new afterword.Sethe, its protagonist, was bor
Author Toni Morrison
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"
k_the_grey shared a tip "Creepy"
julie_b_5706 shared a tip "It’s Toni Morrison."
zasiliou shared a tip "This is a must read for everyone"
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."
norm_boucher_5025 shared a tip "I just finished “For whom the bell tolls” by Hemingway and now reading a Louise Penny mystery (“A fatal grace”)."
eryn_brett shared a tip "It was different than other novels I had read, to that point."
k8_fish shared a tip "Beautiful writing... naturally."
kate_cobb_3785 shared a tip "Toni Morrison is a goddess of words. She has a way to make you feel every single emotion her characters feel."
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"
lindsay_siegert shared a tip "Beautiful writer."
christine_mcelhone shared a tip "Beautifully written.."
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."
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."
hannah_madsen shared a tip "HAUNTING. vivid storytelling. I read this 10 years ago and still think about it pretty much monthly."
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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evelyn_shepphird shared a tip "incredible. painful, but necessary. a nonlinear narrative that unfolds the past and the present at once"
amanda_fiorentino_6622 shared a tip "It wasn't my favorite, but I felt it was necessary to read. It will forever be a classic."
cynthia_merchant shared a tip "January read."
les_harrison_247 shared a tip "Paul Auster. Especially The Book of Illusions and Winter Journal."
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"
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."
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"
sandi_kaiser_824 shared a tip "So vivid and intense"
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."
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"
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shanaya_haywood shared a tip "I really like this one book I'm currently reading 'The Bluuest Eye'"
tennicesha_thompson shared a tip "Read this book twice. It should be in every #BookLover library"
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"
erin_hammond_7948 shared a tip "One of my favorite authors!"
ticolrya_hawkins shared a tip "One of the most profound and emotional books I have ever read."
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