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  • East 4th Vintage

    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "Each night Pecola prayed for blue eyes. In her eleven years, no one had ever noticed Pecola. But with blue eyes, she thought, everything would be different. She would be so pretty that her parents would stop fighting. Her father would stop drinking. Her brother would stop running away. If only she could be beautiful. If only people would look at her."

  • Glennis McCarthy

    The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Never read this in high school - the subject matter is disturbing but there is nothing out there like Toni's writing.)

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Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).

One of my favorites from African American Lit class in college

This is my all time favorite book. I have a signed copy. I want to read all of Toni Morrison's books!

"some books are meant / to be read just like this / alone, with the evening, / a bowl of fruit ripening / waiting for the reader / to grow hungry, but / she won't, the book / will devour her, / and it / will soon / become / morning."

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Since I read "Beloved" many years ago, Toni Morrison has been one of my favorite authors.

The first Toni Morrison book I ever read.. I never stopped reading the book until I completed it. Then I couldn't stop reading Toni Morrison. My all-time favorite author.