Book #29434

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: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: Thin 12mo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
ISBN: 037540032X

Price: $285.00

An attractive first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket. Bound in black cloth with embossed gold lettering. SIGNED by author Toni Morrison directly on the title page.

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) ; 17, [7] 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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