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The Resource Beloved : a novel, by Toni Morrison

Beloved : a novel, by Toni Morrison

Label
Beloved : a novel
Title
Beloved
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Toni Morrison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the troubled years following the Civil War, the spirit of a murdered child haunts the Ohio home of a former slave. This angry, destructive ghost breaks mirrors, leaves its fingerprints in cake icing, and generally makes life difficult for Sethe and her family; nevertheless, the woman finds the haunting oddly comforting for the spirit is that of her own dead baby, never named, thought of only as Beloved
Summary
Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is persistently haunted by the ghost of her dead baby girl
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1988.
  • Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1988.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
046250
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Beloved : a novel, by Toni Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
275 p.
Isbn
9781417635542
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
86046157
Label
Beloved : a novel, by Toni Morrison
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
275 p.
Isbn
9781417635542
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
86046157

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