Beloved
Toni Morrison

Beloved

a novel

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English.

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

Pagination
23cm.288. n.e.
Number of pages
288

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18160858M
ISBN 10
0099288052
Library Thing
2182
Goodreads
1411617
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