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A Mercy

Author: Toni Morrison 
Publisher:  Vintage; Reprint edition (August 11, 2009)
ISBN:  978-0-307-47234-2

In the 1680s the slave trade in the Americas is still in its infancy. 144 more words

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Selected Events (04/27) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s 5th Avenue

Today’s “Fab 5″/ Selected NYCity Events – MONDAY, APR. 27, 2015
“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to. 2,370 more words

God Help the Child

 

Whoever outgrows their childhood? Outgrows the myths of innocence painted over traumas? Bride. Sweetness. Rain. Queen. Sophia. Booker. Childhood does to people things its memories can unravel decades later. 112 more words

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Finally Reading Toni Morrison

Full disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Penguin Random House of Canada in exchange for an honest review.

Somehow I’ve managed to get to the ripe old age of 30 without ever having read anything by Toni Morrison. 544 more words

A Panther in Snow: Thoughts on God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

God Help the Child tells the story of Bride, a child rejected as soon as she’s born for having blue-black skin.  Her mother insists Bride call her “Sweetness” instead of mama, for it is too painful a reminder to be called Mother by this child.   1,350 more words

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