Book #29433

The Nobel Lecture In Literature - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Toni Morrison

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: Thin 12mo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.
ISBN: 0679434372

Price: $450.00

An attractive first edition/first printing, red cloth with gold framed label and gilt spine lettering, unread Fine condition, SIGNED by author Toni Morrison directly on front fly leaf.

The Nobel Prize acceptance speech dated December 7th, 1993 of Toni Morrison, born Chloe Anthony Wofford, in 1931 in Lorain, OH, the second of four children in a black working-class family, "who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality"; 27, [3] 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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