Toni Morrison Quotes (99 quotes)
Song of Solomon (1977)
Toni Morrison: conversations (2008 edition), Univ Pr of Mississippi
“Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic young people off the job market and off the streets. We stretch puberty out a long, long time.”
Conversations with Toni Morrison (1994 edition), Univ. Press of Mississippi - ISBN: 9780878056927
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Born: February 18, 1931 (age 86)
Occupation: Novelist, writer
Bio: Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best known novels are The Bluest Eye, Sula, Song of Solomon and Beloved. She also was commissioned to write the libretto for a new opera, Margaret Garner, first performed in 2005.
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