God help the child [a novel]
—Morrison, Toni, author.
Large Print
2015
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Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child--the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment--weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. At the center: a young woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue-black skin is only one element of her beauty, her boldness and confidence, her success in life, but which caused her light-skinned mother to deny her even the simplest forms of love. There is Booker, the man Bride loves, and loses to anger. Rain, the mysterious white child with whom she crosses paths. And finally, Bride's mother herself, Sweetness, who takes a lifetime to come to understand that "what you do to children matters. And they might never forget."

Item Details
Subjects:
African Americans -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
ISBN:
9780804194822
0804194823
Edition:
First large print edition.
Description:
211 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
large print.
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