Beloved, Toni Morrison

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Product ID: 10139 SKU: 003338 Categories: , ,

Beloved, Toni Morrison, Published by Knopf, New York, 1987. Book Club Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall. 275 pp. Quarter ivory cloth over black embossed boards, silver spine titles. Light shelf wear; contents in fine condition. Dustjacket has light toning and edge wear; protected in mylar. The book club edition was printed in the same year as the first edition. The story is inspired by the life of Margaret Garner, an African American who escaped slavery in Kentucky in late January 1856 by crossing the Ohio River to Ohio, a free state. This piercing narrative of the destructive legacy of slavery was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988.  3338         $20