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The Bluest EyeA Novel

Toni Morrison

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The Bluest Eye

By: Toni Morrison

Narrarated by: Ruby Dee, Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.
It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove — a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others — who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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New York Times Best Seller

Total File Size: 82 MB (3 files) Total Length: 2 Hours, 59 Minutes

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I'm a big Morrison fan and though I've read this book a million times, hearing it read out loud made it so much better...

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