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  • Published: 9 January 1998
  • ISBN: 9780099760214
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $24.99
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'Beautiful, funny, enormously moving-From the opening pages, I sat bolt upright, aware that I was in the presence of a major talent' Mordecai Richler

Into a white millionaire's Caribbean mansion comes: Jadine, a graduate of the Sorbonne, art historian - an American black now living in Paris and Rome and Son, a criminal on the run, uneducated, violent, contemptuous - an American black from small-town Florida. He is a threat to her freedom she is a threat to his identity-

  • Pub date: 9 January 1998
  • ISBN: 9780099760214
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She was the author of many novels, including The Bluest Eye, Sula, Beloved, Paradise and Love. She received the National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize for her fiction and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honour, in 2012 by Barack Obama. Toni Morrison died on 5 August 2019 at the age of eighty-eight.

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