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The Bluest Eye

1st Pocket Books printing (16)
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This edition was published in by Washington Square Press in New York, USA.

Written in English

160 pages

Each night Pecola prayed for blue eyes.

In her eleven years, no one had ever noticed Pecola. But with blue eyes, she thought, everything would be different. She would be so pretty that her parents would stop fighting. Her father would stop drinking. Her brother would stop running away. If only she could be beautiful. If only people would look at her.

When someone finally did, it was her father, drunk. He raped her. Soon she would bear his child...
(back cover)

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The Bluest Eye
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1990, Picador
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The bluest eye
1990, Picador
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The Bluest Eye
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The bluest eye
1981, Triad Grafton
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1980, Chatto and Windus
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1979?, Pocket Books
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1979, Washington Square Press
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The Bluest Eye
1972, Pocket Books
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1972, Washington Square Press
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The Bluest Eye
1972, Washtington Square Press
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The bluest eye
1972, Pocket Books
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The bluest eye
1972, Washington Square Press
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The Bluest Eye
1972, Pocket Books
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The Bluest Eye
1970, Holt McDougal
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The Bluest Eye
April 1970, Recorded Books
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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The bluest eye: a novel.
1970, Holt, Rinehart and Winston
in English - [1st ed.]
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Bluest Eye Bce
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Work Description

Each night Pecola prayed for blue eyes.

In her eleven years, no one had ever noticed Pecola. But with blue eyes, she thought, everything would be different. She would be so pretty that her parents would stop fighting. Her father would stop drinking. Her brother would stop running away. If only she could be beautiful. If only people would look at her.

When someone finally did, it was her father, drunk. He raped her. Soon she would bear his child...

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The Bluest Eye

1st Pocket Books printing (16)

This edition was published in by Washington Square Press in New York, USA.


Edition Description

Each night Pecola prayed for blue eyes.

In her eleven years, no one had ever noticed Pecola. But with blue eyes, she thought, everything would be different. She would be so pretty that her parents would stop fighting. Her father would stop drinking. Her brother would stop running away. If only she could be beautiful. If only people would look at her.

When someone finally did, it was her father, drunk. He raped her. Soon she would bear his child...
(back cover)

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1970

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.5/4
Library of Congress
PZ4.M883 Bl PS3563.O8749

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Pagination
160 p.
Number of pages
160

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24375625M
ISBN 10
0671531468
ISBN 13
9780671531461
LC Control Number
79117270
OCLC/WorldCat
622280593
Goodreads
44243687

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