Book #22398

Beloved - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Toni Morrison
Beloved - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Toni Morrison.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; [x], 275, [3] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.
ISBN: 0394535979

An attractive first printing of the first edition in Fine condition in alike dustjacket.

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.

Price: $120.00

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.