Song of Solomon (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
338
Utgivningsdatum
1998-05-01
Upplaga
n.e.
Förlag
Vintage
Dimensioner
200 x 128 x 20 mm
Vikt
240 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
B
ISBN
9780099768418
Song of Solomon (häftad)

Song of Solomon

A Novel

Häftad Engelska, 1998-05-01
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This is the story of Macon Milkman Dead, heir to the richest black family in a Midwestern town, as he makes a voyage of rediscovery, travelling southwards geographically and inwards spiritually. Through the enlightenment of one man, the novel recapitulates the history of slavery and liberation.
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Song of Solomon is a work of outstanding beauty and power, whose story covers the years from the 1930's to the 1960's in America. At its centre is Macon Dead Jr, the son of a wealthy black property owner, who has been brought up to revere the white world. Macon learns about the tyranny of white society from his friend Guitar, though he is more concerned to escape the tyranny of his father. So while Guitar joins a terrorist group of poor blacks, Macon goes home to the South, lured by tales of buried family treasure. His journey leads to the discovery of something more valuable than gold, his past. Yet the truth about his origins and his true self is not fully revealed to Macon until he and Guitar meet once again in powerful, and deadly confrontation.

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Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She is the author of many novels, including The Bluest Eye, Beloved (made into a major film), Paradise and Love. She has also received the National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize for her fiction.