SONG OF SOLOMON by Toni Morrison

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The third novel from one America's most powerful writers turns 20 years old in 1997, but Song of Solomon long ago ascended to the top shelf in the ranks of great literature. This Everyman's Library hardcover edition of the Nobel Prize-winning Morrison's lyrical, powerful, and erudite novel contains a chronology that situates the book in its historical context, and an introduction from author Reynolds Price.
Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family’s origins, Morrison introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized black world.
Book Specifications
Release date: 2004-06-08
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Publication date: 2004-06-08
Label: Vintage
Pages: 352
Edition: Reprint
ASIN: 140003342X
ISBN: 140003342X
Height: 800
Length: 510
Weight: 0
Width: 70
Product Group: Book