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The Resource The bluest eye, Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author

The bluest eye, Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author

Label
The bluest eye
Title
The bluest eye
Statement of responsibility
Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who 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
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Summary
Eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove, an African-American girl in an America whose love for blonde, blue-eyed children can devastate all others, prays for her eyes to turn blue, so that she will be beautiful, people will notice her, and her world will be different
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Awards note
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046251
Cataloging source
IEU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrison, Toni
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
Interest level
Grades 9-12
LC call number
PS3563.O8749
LC item number
B55 2000
Literary form
novels
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Oprah's book club
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Girls
  • Ohio
  • Coming of age
  • African Americans
  • Girls
  • Ohio
Target audience
adult
Label
The bluest eye, Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author
Link
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/tmorris.htm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970
  • "Oprah's book club"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43963986
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780452282193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375411557
System control number
(OCoLC)43963986
Label
The bluest eye, Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author
Link
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/tmorris.htm
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970
  • "Oprah's book club"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm43963986
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9780452282193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375411557
System control number
(OCoLC)43963986

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