- ISBN: 9780307278449 :
- Physical Description: xiii, 205 p. ; 21 cm.
- Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2007.
|General Note:|| If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Hardcover ed. originally published : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
"With a foreword by the author"--Cover ; "Portions of the foreword were previously published as the afterword to the 1993 Knopf edition"--T.p. verso.
Folder includes discussion questions and author biographical information.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, prays every day for beauty. Mocked by other children for the dark skin, curly hair, and brown eyes that set her apart, she yearns for the blond hair and blue eyes that she believes will allow her to finally fit in. Yet as her dream grows more fervent, her life slowly starts to disintegrate in the face of adversity and strife."--P.  of cover.
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