Book #15104

The Dancing Mind: Speech Upon Acceptance of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters on the Sixth of November, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Six - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Toni Morrison
The Dancing Mind: Speech Upon Acceptance of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters on the Sixth of November, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Six - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Toni Morrison.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Thin 12mo ; 17, [7] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
ISBN: 037540032X

A most beautiful first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Bound in black cloth with embossed gold lettering.

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison speaks with brevity and passion to the pleasures, the difficulties, the necessities of the reading/writing life in our time. (From the cover).

Price: $49.00

Author Bio

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio) is an American author and a former professor at The State University of New York and Princeton University.

Her 1977 novel Song of Solomon was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award, while Beloved, her 1987 novel, became an even greater success. It received the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the American Book Award. It was made into the 1998 film starring Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey.

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.