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This isn’t really a post, just the summary on the back of the book:

The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison’s first novel, a book heralded for its richness of language and boldness of vision. Set in the author’s girlhood hometown of Lorain, Ohio, it tells the story of black, eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove. Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful and beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. In the autumn of 1941, the year the marigolds in the Breedloves’ garden do not bloom, Pecola’s life does change– in painful, devastating ways.

So there it is. Hopefully now you have as good idea about the book going in as I did.

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Posted January, 2012 by emilienoel2013 in Uncategorized

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