God help the child

God help the child A Novel Morrison t

Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child-the first novel 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.

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 fierce and provocative novel that adds a new dimension to the matchless oeuvre of Toni Morrison.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9781101971949
Uitgever
Vintage US
Druk
1e
Datum
05-01-2016
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
240 pp.
Bindwijze
Pocket Pocket
Genre
Nederlandstalige literatuur

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