The bluest eye

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New York : Plume, [1994], c1970.
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215 pages ; 21 cm.
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0452282195 (pbk.), 9780452282193 (pbk.), 0452282195\0452273056
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Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
The Bluest Eye is Toni Morrison's first novel, a book heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision. Set in the author's girlhood hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds in the Breedloves' garden do not bloom. Pecola's life does change- in painful, devastating ways. What its vivid evocation of the fear and loneliness at the heart of a child's yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment. The Bluest Eye remains one of Tony Morrison's most powerful, unforgettable novels- and a significant work of American fiction.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Morrison, T. (19941970). The bluest eye. New York: Plume.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Morrison, Toni. 19941970. The Bluest Eye. New York: Plume.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Morrison, Toni, The Bluest Eye. New York: Plume, 19941970.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. New York: Plume, 19941970. Print.

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