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THE BLUEST EYE: A NOVEL - ERICA JONG'S COPY, SIGNED
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THE BLUEST EYE: A NOVEL - ERICA JONG'S COPY, SIGNED

by Morrison, Toni

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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. First Edition. The Nobel Prize-winning author's powerful first novel, set in her home town of Lorain, Ohio in the aftermath of the Great Depression. Told from various perspectives, the novel is centered around the difficult life and many troubles of a young Black girl name Pecola Breedlove, touching on themes of beauty, religion, racial identity, and Black girlhood. In a moving memorial piece published in Vogue Italia (8 August, 2019), Jong writes at length about the deep connection she had to The Bluest Eye. "The year was 1970. My first book of poems, Fruits & Vegetables (1971) had just been accepted for publication by Holt Rinehardt & Winston. My editor there was the prophetic Aaron Asher who edited Saul Bellow, Philip Roth and the newly discovered Toni Morrison, then an editor at Random House. Aaron sent me a galley of a brand new book called The Bluest Eye...What I most remember about this book I read fifty years ago is that the little black girl thought… Read more
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THE BLUEST EYE: A Novel
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THE BLUEST EYE: A Novel

by Morrison, Toni

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New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, (1970). First edition. SIGNED INVITATION TO PRIVATE RECEPTION IN HONOR OF MORRISON HAVING BEEN AWARDED THE NOBEL PRIZE LAID IN. Near fine in near fine dust jacket with two closed tears to upper edge front panel. TOGETHER WITH A SIGNED COPY OF the original program for the corresponding event, "AN EVENING WITH TONI MORRISON & HER FRIENDS: A Tribute in Word and Song to the Winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature" held Tuesday, April 5, 1994 at New York's St. John Cathedral SIGNED BY MORRISON ON FRONT. 17 x 11" off-white paper folded once to make 4 pages including covers; printed in purple throughout. Orchid design by Sylvia Roth on front cover; inside pages include a brief introductory tribute by John Leonard, the New York Times critic who championed Morrison's work from the beginning, entitled "Toni at the Cathedral." According to the program, the "Evening of Celebration" included various actors, entertainers and other participants reading, speaking or… Read more
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The Bluest Eye
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The Bluest Eye

by Morrison, Toni

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first
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Beverly Hills, California
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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. first. hardcover. fine/near fine. First edition, as stated on copyright page. Signed by author on a laid-in bookplate. Book fine, with former owner's name stamp on half-title page. Dust jacket near fine, minor tanning, small closed tear at top of front panel, minor wrinkle at bottom of rear panel. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.
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The Bluest Eye
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The Bluest Eye

by Toni Morrison

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second hand - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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Tomball, Texas
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Stated First Edition with no mention of subsequent printings (First Printing), in the first issue dust jacket with the 1070 code on the bottom of the front flap; A Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on a bookplate affixed to the half title page. An outstanding copy of this novel by the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author of "Beloved", "Song of Solomon", etc.; this book very scarce to find in collectible condition, particularly signed. This copy is in Near Fine condition with a square, tight binding, bright silver lettering over blue and gray boards with only a hint of fading, and clean white pages free of any markings; the book does show some light sunning to the board edges, some mild shelf wear to the spine foot, and some very light spotting to the lower exterior text block. Housed in a clean and bright very good dust jacket that shows minor rubbing and chipping to the spine ends and edges with a very small loss of material at the spine head, a 1.25"x1.25" closed… Read more
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