Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

Born: February 18, 1931

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: Conversations with Toni Morrison (1994 edition), Univ. Press of Mississippi - ISBN: 9780878056927

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Woman to Woman (1994) by Julia Gilden and Mark Riedman

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