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The bluest eye

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New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
1st Knopf ed.
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215 pages ; 20 cm.
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The Bluest Eye , published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
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0375411550 (hc; Oprah's book club), 9780307278449, 0452282195 (Plume pbk.), 0452273056 (Plume), 0679433732, 0451183673 (Holt pbk.), 0030850746 (Holt)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Morrison, T. (1993). The bluest eye. 1st Knopf ed. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

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Morrison, Toni. 1993. The Bluest Eye. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

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Morrison, Toni, The Bluest Eye. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.

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Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye. 1st Knopf ed. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993. Print.

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