Toni Morrison. R.I.P. Died 8/05/2019.

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Toni Morrison. R.I.P. Died 8/05/2019.
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Old 08-06-2019, 06:47 PM
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Toni Morrison - Books, The Bluest Eye & Nobel Prize - Biography

Really liked her book Beloved.
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She was a great lady -- great in every sense of the word.
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I took a course called Black Women Writers in college. Toni Morrison was the professor's personal favorite. I remember reading Sula and writing a 2-page commentary on it for that class. She was a storyteller, not merely a fiction writer. We read Tar Baby during that course too, it had just been published a year or two prior.
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She sounds intriguing! I will get at least one of her books to read, which one do you recommend?
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She sounds intriguing! I will get at least one of her books to read, which one do you recommend?
I have only read Beloved. The movie based on it was quite a mess.
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I recommend Tar Baby.
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Reading “Tar Baby” Toni writes, “Son is a black fugitive who embodies everything she loathes and desires.” This guy, Son, a loser, is supposed to be the interest of a lady brought up in a cultured society. Give me a break!

Anyway the book makes for great summer reading.
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Just read the essay on “Goodness” by her...”Evil has a blockbuster audience. Goodness lurks backstage.”

What a wonderful, articulate, insightful mind. She lifts up my spirit.
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