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The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
Author: Toni Morrison
The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. 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...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780375411557
ISBN-10: 0375411550
Publication Date: 12/28/1993
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 94 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book was extremely well written. I really enjoyed it. It describes how one little girl is impacted by the bias towards blond hair and blue eyes.
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I read this book in one of my college classes. I enjoyed it very much but there is a lot of stuff in it that is very hard to read and get through; a lot of hard topics. But it is a very good book; well written & though provoking.
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This book how do I describe it? Race, gender, class and all beautifully written. Just read it. It might not be the happiest book in the world, but you'll be glad you did.
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Oprah book club pick!
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Love everything about this novel. From Morrison's style to her message and symbols. Must read!!