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God Help the Child
by Toni Morrison


Overview - A New York Times Notable Book
One of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle , St. Louis Post-Dispatch , Kansas City Star
At the center: a young woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue-black skin is only one element of her beauty, her boldness and confidence, her success in life, but which caused her light-skinned mother to deny her even the simplest forms of love.
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Overview
A New York Times Notable Book
One of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star
At the center: a young woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue-black skin is only one element of her beauty, her boldness and confidence, her success in life, but which caused her light-skinned mother to deny her even the simplest forms of love. There is Booker, the man Bride loves, and loses to anger. Rain, the mysterious white child with whom she crosses paths. And finally, Bride s mother herself, Sweetness, who takes a lifetime to come to understand that what you do to children matters. And they might never forget.
A fiery and provocative novel, God Help the Child the first book by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307740922
  • ISBN-10: 0307740927
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: January 2016
  • Page Count: 192

Series: Vintage International

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