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Grouped Work IDef2c6f16-4ad0-24e7-a2d3-f35a7a126439
Grouping Titlebeloved
Grouping Authortoni morrison
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-10-27 05:26:41AM
Last Indexed2021-10-27 05:45:55AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780739342275

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Lee Fiction - Does Not Circ.
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display_descriptionAfter Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved." Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things begin to happen. Set in rural Ohio several years after the Civil War, this profoundly affecting chronicle of slavery and its aftermath is Toni Morrison's greatest novel, a dazzling achievement, and the most spellbinding reading experience of the decade. A brutally powerful, mesmerizing story- read it and tremble. At the center of Toni Morrison's fifth novel, which earned her the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, is an almost unspeakable act of horror and heroism: a woman brutally kills her infant daughter rather than allow her to be enslaved. The woman is Sethe, and the novel traces her journey from slavery to freedom during and immediately following the Civil War. Woven into this circular, mesmerizing narrative are the horrible truths of Sethe's past: the incredible cruelties she endured as a slave, and the hardships she suffered in her journey north to freedom. Just as Sethe finds the past too painful to remember, and the future just "a matter of keeping the past at bay," her story is almost too painful to read. Yet Morrison manages to imbue the wreckage of her characters' lives with compassion, humanity, and humor. Part ghost story, part history lesson, part folk tale, Beloved finds beauty in the unbearable, and lets us all see the enduring promise of hope that lies in anyones future. Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is haunted persistently by the ghost of the dead baby girl whom she sacrificed.
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publisherKnopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Vintage International,
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subject_facetAfrican American women -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Infanticide -- Fiction
Ohio -- Fiction
Women slaves -- Fiction
Beloved / a novel by Toni Morrison ; [with a new foreword by the author]
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
African American women
Women slaves