A NovelPaperback - 2004
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The older I get, the more meaningful this book becomes in terms of "choice."
Another winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, this is another story told from the perspective of a black woman who is a former slave and fleeing her violent past. It was challenged for being too violent.
“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”
Years after the end of the Civil War, former slave Sethe is haunted by the ghost of the baby she lost.
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Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
Me and you, we got more yesterday than anybody. We need some kind of tomorrow.
"124 was spiteful."
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