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The Bluest Eye

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The acclaimed Nobel Prize winner powerfully examines our obsession with beauty and conformity—and asks questions about race, class, and gender with her characteristic subtly and grace.
 
In Morrison’s bestselling first novel, Pecola Breedlove—an 11-year-old Black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others—prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
 
Here, Morrison’s writing is “so precise, so faithful to speech and so charged with pain and wonder that the novel becomes poetry” (The New York Times).


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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • ISBN: 9780307386588
  • Release date: July 24, 2007

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307386588
  • Release date: July 24, 2007

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780307386588
  • File size: 1076 KB
  • Release date: July 24, 2007

PDF ebook

  • ISBN: 9780307386588
  • File size: 527 KB
  • Release date: July 24, 2007

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook
PDF ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.2
Lexile® Measure:920
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:4-5

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The acclaimed Nobel Prize winner powerfully examines our obsession with beauty and conformity—and asks questions about race, class, and gender with her characteristic subtly and grace.
 
In Morrison’s bestselling first novel, Pecola Breedlove—an 11-year-old Black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others—prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
 
Here, Morrison’s writing is “so precise, so faithful to speech and so charged with pain and wonder that the novel becomes poetry” (The New York Times).


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

    Kindle Book
    ISBN: 9780307386588
    Release date: July 24, 2007

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780307386588
    Release date: July 24, 2007

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9780307386588
    File size: 1076 KB
    Release date: July 24, 2007

    PDF ebook
    ISBN: 9780307386588
    File size: 527 KB
    Release date: July 24, 2007

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
    PDF ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 5.2
    Lexile® Measure: 920
    Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
    Text Difficulty: 4-5
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