Beloved

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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.
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Publisher
Vintage
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Published on
Jul 24, 2007
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9780307388629
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / African American / General
Fiction / Coming of Age
Fiction / Literary
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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