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God Help the Child

by Toni Morrison

Hardcover, 178 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $24.95 |

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This novel traces the impact of childhood trauma on the lives of a beautiful multiracial woman, the man she loves, and an abused white girl who looks to her for help.

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8 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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'I Regret Everything': Toni Morrison Looks Back On Her Personal Life

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Toni Morrison won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988 for her novel Beloved. In 1993 she became the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature. And in 2012, President Obama awarded Morrison the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Michael Lionstar/Knopf/AP hide caption

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'I Regret Everything': Toni Morrison Looks Back On Her Personal Life

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