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Beloved

a novel

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Published by Plume in New York .
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.

Edition Notes

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1988

Series
Plume contemporary fiction
Other Titles
Beloved (Motion picture : 1998)
Copyright Date
1987

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3563.O8749 B4 1987d

The Physical Object

Pagination
275 p. ;
Number of pages
275

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL21554226M
Internet Archive
belovednovel000morr
ISBN 10
0452264464
LC Control Number
88005185
OCLC/WorldCat
17548829
Library Thing
2182
Goodreads
415907

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