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Song of Solomon

eBook
Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family's origins, Morrison introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized black world.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 24, 2007

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307388124
  • Release date: July 24, 2007

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780307388124
  • File size: 555 KB
  • Release date: July 24, 2007

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:870
Text Difficulty:4-5

Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bellow or Gabriel García Márquez. As she follows Milkman from his rustbelt city to the place of his family's origins, Morrison introduces an entire cast of strivers and seeresses, liars and assassins, the inhabitants of a fully realized black world.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Expand title description text
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