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Paradise - Morrison, Toni
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[ED: Taschenbuch / Paperback], [PU: Vintage, London], KURZE BESCHREIBUNG/ANMERKUNGEN: Nobel Prize-winning author of Beloved , Toni Morrison is one of the finest novelists of our times AUSFÜHRLICHERE BESCHREIBUNG: BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVED Four young women are brutally attacked in a convent near an all-black town in America in the mid-1970s. The inevitability of this attack, and the attempts to avert it, lie at the heart of Paradise . Spanning the birth of the Civil Rights movement, Vietnam, the counter-culture and politics of the late 1970s, deftly manipulating past, present and future, this novel reveals the interior lives of the citizens of the town with astonishing clarity. Starkly evoking the clashes that have bedevilled the American century: between race and racelessness religion and magic promiscuity and fidelity individuality and belonging. Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction BUCHBESPRECHUNG: "Toni Morrison makes me believe in God. She makes me believe in a divine being, because luck and genetics don't seem to come close to explaining her" Guardian BIOGRAFIE Morrison, Toni (US): Die amerikanische Schriftstellerin Toni Morrison wurde am 18. Februar 1931 in Lorain, Ohio als zweites von vier Kindern eines schwarzen Arbeiterehepaares geboren. Nach dem Besuch örtlicher Schulen 1949 Beginn des Studiums an der Howard University in Washington, DC. Erste Erfahrungen mit dem Südstaaten-Rassismus während einer Tournee als Mitglied der Universitätstheatergruppe. Ab 1953 Anglistikstudium an der renommierten Cornell University bis zum Magisterabschluss 1955. Lehrtätigkeit, zunächst an der Texas Southern University (1955-1957), danach an der Howard University (1957-1964). Ehe mit dem jamaikanischen Architekten Harold Morrison, aus der zwei Söhne hervorgehen. Nach der Scheidung 1964 Rückkehr nach Lorain. 1965 Umzug nach New York und Lektorentätigkeit. In ihren Werken beschreibt sie unter anderem die Rassenprobleme in ihrer Heimat sowie die zwischenmenschlichen Beziehungen innerhalb der schwarzen Bevölkerung. Ausgezeichnet mit dem Pulitzer-Preis (1988) und dem Literatur-Nobelpreis (1993) gehört sie zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern der afroamerikanischen Literatur., DE, [SC: 3.70], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, H: 197mm, B: 129mm, T: 21mm, 336, [GW: 232g], Selbstabholung und Barzahlung, PayPal, offene Rechnung, Banküberweisung, Internationaler Versand

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[ED: Taschenbuch / Paperback], [PU: Vintage, London], KURZE BESCHREIBUNG/ANMERKUNGEN: Nobel Prize-winning author of Beloved , Toni Morrison is one of the finest novelists of our times AUSFÜHRLICHERE BESCHREIBUNG: BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVED Four young women are brutally attacked in a convent near an all-black town in America in the mid-1970s. The inevitability of this attack, and the attempts to avert it, lie at the heart of Paradise . Spanning the birth of the Civil Rights movement, Vietnam, the counter-culture and politics of the late 1970s, deftly manipulating past, present and future, this novel reveals the interior lives of the citizens of the town with astonishing clarity. Starkly evoking the clashes that have bedevilled the American century: between race and racelessness religion and magic promiscuity and fidelity individuality and belonging. Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction BUCHBESPRECHUNG: "Toni Morrison makes me believe in God. She makes me believe in a divine being, because luck and genetics don't seem to come close to explaining her" Guardian BIOGRAFIE Morrison, Toni (US): Die amerikanische Schriftstellerin Toni Morrison wurde am 18. Februar 1931 in Lorain, Ohio als zweites von vier Kindern eines schwarzen Arbeiterehepaares geboren. Nach dem Besuch örtlicher Schulen 1949 Beginn des Studiums an der Howard University in Washington, DC. Erste Erfahrungen mit dem Südstaaten-Rassismus während einer Tournee als Mitglied der Universitätstheatergruppe. Ab 1953 Anglistikstudium an der renommierten Cornell University bis zum Magisterabschluss 1955. Lehrtätigkeit, zunächst an der Texas Southern University (1955-1957), danach an der Howard University (1957-1964). Ehe mit dem jamaikanischen Architekten Harold Morrison, aus der zwei Söhne hervorgehen. Nach der Scheidung 1964 Rückkehr nach Lorain. 1965 Umzug nach New York und Lektorentätigkeit. In ihren Werken beschreibt sie unter anderem die Rassenprobleme in ihrer Heimat sowie die zwischenmenschlichen Beziehungen innerhalb der schwarzen Bevölkerung. Ausgezeichnet mit dem Pulitzer-Preis (1988) und dem Literatur-Nobelpreis (1993) gehört sie zu den bedeutendsten Vertretern der afroamerikanischen Literatur., DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, H: 197mm, B: 129mm, T: 21mm, 336, [GW: 232g], Selbstabholung und Barzahlung, PayPal, offene Rechnung, Banküberweisung, Internationaler Versand

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BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVED Four young women are brutally attacked in a convent near an all-black town in America in the mid-1970s. The inevitability of this attack, and the attempts to avert it, lie at the heart of Paradise . Spanning the birth of the Civil Rights movement, Vietnam, the counter-culture and politics of the late 1970s, deftly manipulating past, present and future, this novel reveals the interior lives of the citizens of the town with astonishing clarity. Starkly evoking the clashes that have bedevilled the American century: between race and racelessness; religion and magic; promiscuity and fidelity; individuality and belonging. Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction The theme of this novel is the anatomy of an internecine war, cultural, religious and racial. It is waged between a community of nuns and the strays and misfits who arrive at their convent for safe haven, and those who dwell in the surrounding black township in Oklahoma. Buch (fremdspr.) Bücher>Fremdsprachige Bücher>Englische Bücher>Romane & Erzählungen>Romane & Erzählungen, Random House UK

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Paperback edition of Toni Morrison's acclaimed novel. At its heart, )Paradise( is the story of a brutal attack on four young women in a convent in the mid-1970s. But it is a tale that also examines race, religion, freedom and promiscuity. ")Paradise( is her most satisfying and most disturbing book to date, a smallish work of enormous philosophical dimensions, a meditation on the making and unmaking of communities" )Scotland On Sunday(.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780099768210
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0099768216
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Publishing year: 1999
Publisher: Random House UK Ltd
318 Pages
Weight: 0,229 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0099768216

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