Song of Solomon
Song of Solomon
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Song of Solomon

Written by Toni Morrison
Published by Vintage
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - An official Oprah Winfrey’s “The Books That Help Me Through” selection - With this brilliantly imagined novel, the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. As Morrison follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family’s origins, she introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized Black world.

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    June 8, 2004
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    ASIN/ISBN 10
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