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The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment. From the Hardcover edition.

The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment. From the Hardcover edition.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ruby Dee

Length:

3h


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:24


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:16


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:03


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:24


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:02


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:58


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:41


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:22


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:35


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:35


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:41


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:02


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:20


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:27


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:46


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:18


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:45


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:22


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:00