Beloved - 1st Edition/1st Printing
A handsome First Edition/First Printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket showing slight foxing along page edges as often seen with this title. SIGNED by the author and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison directly on the title page;
Set shortly after the Civil War in rural Ohio, Morrison's story revolves around Sethe, a runaway slave who had sent her children away to their grandmother in Ohio, their freedom paid for by their father. When her "owners" come to recapture Sethe, she tries to murder the children, succeeding with only one, Beloved. That action will haunt her for the rest of her life and will affect all around her.
Basis for the 1998 film starring Oprah Winfrey.