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.

First Sentence

I 24 WAS SPITEFUL.

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
317
Dimensions
8.8 x 6 x 0.8 inches
Weight
1 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL13264625M
ISBN 10
8440635893
ISBN 13
9788440635891
Library Thing
2182
Goodreads
1411618

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