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A Mercy

A Mercy( )
Author: Morrison, Toni
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:Hayakawa Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
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Book Description:

Japanese edition of Mashii. Spellbinding companion to 1987 Beloved, a powerful book about slavery. Her old themes rise up like a fever dream, of those enslaved one way or another in the 17th century, struggling to survive. Though smaller, it has depth and breadth, and is more delicate. In Japanese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Fiction / African American / General
Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 7.4 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Morrison, Toni (Author)
Toni Morrison was born in Lorain, Ohio on February 18, 1931. She received a B.A. in English from Howard University in 1953 and a master's degree in English from Cornell University in 1955 with her thesis on the theme of suicide in modern literature. She taught at several universities including Texas Southern University, Howard University, and Princeton University.

Her first novel, The Bluest Eye, was published in 1970. Her other works include Sula, Tar Baby, Jazz, Paradise, Love, A Mercy, Home, and God Help the Child. She has won several awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award for Song of Solomon in 1977, the Pulitzer Prize for Beloved in 1988, the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, the Edward MacDowell Medal for her outstanding contribution to American culture in 2016, and the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction in 2016. She also co-wrote children's books with her son, Slade Morrison, including The Big Box, The Book of Mean People, and Peeny Butter Fudge.


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