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Beloved

by Toni Morrison

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PUBLISHED: 4th March 1999
ISBN: 9780099273936
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The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - the death of Sethe's baby daughter Beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone, who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution.**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**
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  • Paperback
    $20.25
PUBLISHED: 4th March 1999
ISBN: 9780099273936
ANNOTATION:
The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - the death of Sethe's baby daughter Beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone, who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution.**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

Annotation

The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - the death of Sethe's baby daughter Beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone, who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution.One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World

Publisher Description

It is the mid-1800s. At Sweet Home in Kentuckhy, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists. The worlds of Halle and Paul D. are to be destroyed in a cataclysm of torment and agony. The world of Sethe, however, is to turn from one of love to one of violence and death - the death of Sethe's baby daughter Beloved, whose name is the single word on the tombstone, who died at her mother's hands, and who will return to claim retribution.

Author Biography

Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature

Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She is the author of many novels, including "Sula" in 1993. She is the author of many novels, including "Sula", "Song of Solomon", "Beloved", and, most recently, "A Mercy, "Song of Solomon", "Beloved", and, most recently, "A Mercy". She has also received the National Book Critics Circle Aw". She has also received the National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize for her fiction. ard and a Pulitzer Prize for her fiction.

Review

'Toni Morrison is the greatest chronicler of the American experience that we have ever known' 'No other writer in my lifetime, or perhaps ever, has married so completely an understanding of the structures of power with knowledge of the human heart' '[Toni Morrison] led and we followed, and she showed us the beauty of the language, and the power that was unleashed when that beauty was allied to a great heart and a ferocious mind' 'I adored her honesty. I admired the way she occupied her space in the world. I believed her' 'Toni Morrison was a giant of her times and ours... Beloved is a heartbreaking testimony to the ongoing ravages of slavery, and should be read by all'

Prizes

Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1988 (United States)

Product Details

Author
Toni Morrison
Year
1999
ISBN-10
0099273934
ISBN-13
9780099273936
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
1999-03-04
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Short Title
BELOVED
Language
English
Residence
US
Series
Vintage Books
Pages
352
Translated from
English
Edition
Film Tie-In
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Audience
General/Trade
UK Release Date
1999-03-04
AU Release Date
1999-03-04
NZ Release Date
1999-03-04