Book #23976

Tar Baby

Toni Morrison

Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First French Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Paris: Acropole, 1986.
ISBN: 0394423291

Price: $150.00

A Near Fine first French edition, minor bump to top edge, SIGNED by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison on the title page.

The story of a love affair between two Black Americans from very different worlds. Jadine is a black fashion model with a white patron. Son is a black fugitive who represents all she loathes and desires. Their story plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan to the deep South, examining the obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, and men and women; 286, [2] pages.

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.

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