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Cover of: The Bluest Eye | Toni Morrison
About the Book

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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Here is the house.
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43 editions First published in 1970

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Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
2007, Dramatic Publishing
in English
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The Bluest Eye
May 8, 2007, RH Audio
Audio CD in English - Abridged edition
Cover of: The Bluest Eye (Vintage International)
The Bluest Eye (Vintage International)
May 8, 2007, Vintage
Paperback in English
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The Bluest Eye
September 6, 2005, Plume
in English
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The bluest eye
2004, RosettaBooks
electronic resource / in English
Cover of: Ojos azules/ The Bluest Eyes (Contemporanea)
Ojos azules/ The Bluest Eyes (Contemporanea)
February 5, 2004, Debolsillo
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: Ojos Azules / Bluest Eye
Ojos Azules / Bluest Eye
January 2002, Debolsillo
Paperback in Spanish
Cover of: The Bluest Eye (Abridged)
The Bluest Eye (Abridged)
April 13, 2000, Random House Audio
in English
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The Bluest Eye
April 26, 2000, Plume
in English
Cover of: Sehr blaue Augen.
Sehr blaue Augen.
March 1, 2000, Rowohlt Tb.
Paperback in German
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The bluest eye
1999, G.K. Hall, Chivers Press
in English
Cover of: Bluest Eye, the (Picador Books)
Bluest Eye, the (Picador Books)
July 1998, MacMillan
Hardcover in Spanish - New Ed edition
Cover of: L'Oeil le plus bleu
L'Oeil le plus bleu
October 30, 1998, Editions 10/18
Mass Market Paperback in French
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The bluest eye
1994, Plume Book
in English
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1994, Picador
in English
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1994, Plume Book
in English
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1994, Picador
in English - Reissued with a new afterword [by the author].
Cover of: The Bluest Eyes
The Bluest Eyes
1994, Plume
Paperback
Cover of: Ojos Azules
Ojos Azules
August 1994, Ediciones B
Hardcover in Spanish
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The bluest eye
1993, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English - 1st Knopf ed.
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The bluest eye.
1993, Chatto & Windus
in English
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The bluest eye
1990, Picador
in English
Cover of: The Bluest eye.
The Bluest eye.
1990, Picador
in English
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The Bluest Eye
July 1984, Perfection Learning Prebound
Unknown Binding
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The bluest eye
1981, Triad Grafton
in English
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The bluest eye
1980, Chatto and Windus
in English
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The bluest eye
1979, Chatto & Windus
in English
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The Bluest Eye
1979, Washington Square Press
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1972, Washington Square Press
in English - [1st Pocket Books ed.]
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1972, Washington Square Press
Paperback
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1972, Pocket Books
in English
Cover of: The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
1972, Washtington Square Press
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: The bluest eye
The bluest eye
1972, Washington Square Press
in English
Cover of: The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
1972, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
Cover of: The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
April 1970, Recorded Books
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
Cover of: The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye: A Novel
2007 05, Vintage International
Paperback in English - 1st Vintage International ed.
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The Bluest Eye: A Novel
1972 02, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - 5th printing
Cover of: The Bluest Eye
The Bluest Eye
1972 02, Washington Square Press
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Pocket Books printing
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The Bluest Eye
2007 05, Vintage International
eBook in English - First Vintage International Edition
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The Bluest Eye
2000 06, Alfred A. Knopf
Hardcover in English - 7th printing
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The Bluest Eye
1993 12, Alfred A. Knopf
Hardcover in English - 1st Knopf ed.
Cover of: Bluest Eye Bce
Bluest Eye Bce
Publish date unknown, Doubleday Direct
Hardcover

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