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The bluest eye

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Published by Plume Book in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Ohio -- Fiction,
  • Girls -- Ohio -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.

    StatementToni Morrison, with a new afterword by the author.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18343407M
    ISBN 100452282195
    OCLC/WorldCa43955386


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