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Beloved

Beloved
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Plume
Release date: 1 October 1998
ISBN-10 : 0452280621 | ISBN-13: 9780452280625
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"Sethe is an escaped slave in post-Civil War Ohio. Her body is scarred from the atrocities of her white owners, but it's her memories that really torture her: she killed her 2-year-old daughter, Beloved, so the child would never know the sufferings of a life of servitude. But in Morrison's novels the present is never safe from the past, and Beloved returns as an angry, hungry ghost. Sethe must come to terms with her, exorcise her, if she ever wants to move forward and find peace. Rich with histor"