Song of Solomon / Toni Morrison ; [with a new foreword by the author].
- 1st Vintage International ed.
- New York : Vintage International, 2004.
xiii, 337 p. ; 21 cm.
- African American families -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Michigan -- Fiction.
- Domestic fiction.
- A cloth bag containing ten copies of the title, that may also include a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
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.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
- Other format:
- Online version: Morrison, Toni. Song of Solomon.
- 140003342X (pbk.)
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