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God Help the Child PDF by Toni Morrison

God Help the Child PDF by Toni Morrison

God Help the Child

Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult.Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child is a searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult At the center a woman who calls h Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult.Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child is a searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult At the center a woman who calls herself Bride, whose stunning blue black skin is only one element of her beauty, her boldness and confidence, her success in life but which caused her light skinned mother to deny her even the simplest forms of love until she told a lie that ruined the life of an innocent woman, a lie whose reverberations refuse to diminish Booker, the man Bride loves and loses, whose core of anger was born in the wake of the childhood murder of his beloved brother Rain, the mysterious white child, who finds in Bride the only person she can talk to about the abuse she s suffered at the hands of her prostitute mother and Sweetness, Bride s mother, who takes a lifetime to understand that what you do to children matters And they might never forget

Title : God Help the Child
Author :  Toni Morrison
Language : English
Isbn : 0307594173
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 178 pages

Rating: 4.6

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