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The Bluest Eye (Oprah's Book Club) unknown Edition by Morrison, Toni [2000]

Plume, 1200



Breezier, Cheesier, Newest, and Bluest: What Are Comparatives and Superlatives? (Words Are Categorical)
Brian P. Cleary

Millbrook Pr Trade, 2013

What are comparatives and superlatives? After reading this book, you'll have a much clearer idea and will be the best at forming these descriptive words! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable explain how these forms of adjectives compare nouns, through the cleverest rhymes and illustrations that are sillier than ever. Each comparative or superlative word is printed in color for easier identification. Breezier, Cheesier, Newest, and Bluest: What Are ...


Toni Morrison

Knopf, 2012

America’s most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man’s desperate search for himself in a world disfigured by war. Frank Money is an angry, self-loathing veteran of the Korean War who, after traumatic experiences on the front lines, finds himself back in racist America with more than just physical ...


The Bluest Eye (Vintage International)
Toni Morrison

Vintage, 2007

Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for normalcy, for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in.Yet as her dream grows more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife. A powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity, ...


The Bluest Eyes in Texas (Lone Star Cowboys), 2013

Bull rider Cooper Saunders has a shot at the PBR championship until a bull not only shatters his body and puts him in danger of never walking again, but it also tramples his spirit. Cooper is ready to give up on life, not wanting to be a burden on others, until his neighbors in Morris Springs, Texas, show him how much he has to live for. Physical therapist Nancy Phillips is not about to let Cooper give up, not after she worked so hard to get ...


I Love You the Purplest
Barbara M. Joosse

Chronicle Books, 1996

Early in the evening two young brothers and their mama finish supper in the sturdy red cabin and set out to fish. While digging for worms, rowing the boat and pulling in fish, each brother asks his mama which one is the best at each task and, as they are being tucked into bed, which one she loves the best. Barbara Joosse's heartwarming text is beautifully complimented by Mary Whyte's engaging watercolor illustrations. Readers will delight in ...


Bluest Eyes in Texas - Book 1, 2013

After her father receives a large promotion at work, 21-year old Makenzie Adams is forced to move with her family from Oklahoma to Texas to finish her last year of college. She quickly falls in love and finds her soul mate in Caleb, one of her family’s new servants from the opposite side of the tracks. When her parents learn of the romance, the two are tragically forced apart. Both are tortured and tormented by the gut wrenching pain that only ...


Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel
Zora Neale Hurston

Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie Smith One of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love story with the wit and pathos found only in the writing of Zora Neale Hurston. Out of print ...


Existence in Black: An Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy

Routledge, 1996

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Bluest Eye Publisher: Knopf
Toni Morrison, 1993

This is one of Oprah Winfrey's book club and is about a young black girl in America who loves blue eyes and feels she needs to have blue eyes to be beautiful, noticed and loved.


Gloria Naylor: Critical Perspectives Past And Present (Amistad Literary Series)
Henry L. Gates

Amistad, 1999

In the history of the African-American literary tradition, perhaps no author has been immersed in the formal history of that tradition than Gloria Naylor. As an undergraduate student of Afro-American literature at Brooklyn College and a graduate student of Afro-American studies at Yale, Naylor has analyzed the works of her male and female antecedents in a manner that was impossible before the late seventies. And, while she is a citizen of the ...


Conversations with Gloria Naylor (Literary Conversations Series)

University Press of Mississippi, 2004

In 1982, one year after graduating from Brooklyn College, Gloria Naylor (b. 1950) made her debut on the literary scene with The Women of Brewster Place . The novel was critically acclaimed, filmed as a made-for-television movie, and turned into a television miniseries. Naylor's output now includes five novels, an edited collection of short stories, two theater projects, and a ...


The Bluest Blood: An Amanda Pepper Mystery

Audible Studios, 2014

For English teacher Amanda Pepper, the champagne gala on behalf of Philly Prep's library is her introduction to the ultrarich Main Line society - an evening so extravagant that nothing can tarnish the party...not even a group of protesters outside burning the host in effigy. The Moral Ecologists, who vehemently claim that "reading pollutes the mind", will do anything to advance their agenda. And - when her affluent new acquaintances, Neddy and ...


Texas Brides: The Rancher and the Runaway Bride & The Bluest Eyes in Texas

HQN, 2009

THE RANCHER AND THE RUNAWAY BRIDE Tate Whitelaw has had enough of her older brothers interfering in her life. So she decides to split from the ranch and does what any young, red-blooded girl would do--run straight into the arms of rancher Adam Phillips. Adam's in no mood to rescue a damsel in distress, but his heart has other ideas. Tate has no clue that her estranged brother, Jesse, is as close as the neighboring spread...and Adam has no ...


Grits & Grace

Story Marketplace Publishing, 2013

EXCERPT: Since Aunt Mickie had moved to Detroit four years ago, she'd sent us eighteen pictures of herself standing next to buildings tall enough to eavesdrop on clouds. Mama looked at them so often that she smudged them with her sweaty fingers and bent their corners. One day, Mama was holding one of the photos and she said, "Seems like Mickie got a different smile since she left Georgia." I stood over Mama's shoulder, staring at the ...


The Bluest Eye and Sula (Cliffs Notes)
Louisa S Nye, Rosetta James

Cliffs Notes, 1997

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. CliffsNotes on The Bluest Eye & Sula covers two of Toni Morrison’s unforgettable novels. The Bluest Eye , Morrison’s first novel, focuses on Pecola Breedlove, a lonely, young black girl living in Ohio in the late 1940s. Through Pecola, Morrison exposes the power and cruelty of white, middle-class ...


Toni Morrisson: The Bluest Eye

GRIN Verlag GmbH, 2004

Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1 (A), Southern Connecticut State University (English Department), language: English, abstract: 'The Bluest Eye' is Toni Morrison’s first novel and was published in 1970. Toni Morrison uses modernist techniques of stream-of-consciousness, multiple perspectives, and deliberate fragmentation. Two different narrators tell the story. The first is Claudia MacTeer, ...


Neo–Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post–Civil Rights American Literature
Brian Norman

University of Georgia Press, 2010

This study of what Brian Norman terms a neo–segregation narrative tradition examines literary depictions of life under Jim Crow that were written well after the civil rights movement.   From Toni Morrison’s first novel, The Bluest Eye , to bestselling black fiction of the 1980s to a string of recent work by black and nonblack authors and artists, Jim Crow haunts the post–civil rights imagination. Norman traces a neo–segregation ...


The Bluest Eye by Morrison, Toni [1994]

Plume, 0100


Bluest Eyes in Texas - Book 2, 2013

After her father receives a large promotion at work, 21-year old Makenzie Adams is forced to move with her family from Oklahoma to Texas to finish her last year of college. She quickly falls in love and finds her soul mate in Caleb, one of her family’s new servants from the opposite side of the tracks. When her parents learn of the romance, the two are tragically forced apart. Both are tortured and tormented by the gut wrenching pain that only ...



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