Cover of: Beloved | Toni Morrison

About the Book

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe's new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Physical Object

Format
Turtleback
Number of pages
321
Dimensions
7.8 x 5 x 0.8 inches
Weight
14.4 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10944007M
ISBN 10
0606330747
ISBN 13
9780606330749
Library Thing
2182
Goodreads
2238946
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