By Toni Morrison
BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING writer OF BELOVED
Song of Solomon starts in Nineteen Thirties the USA with Macon useless Jr, the son of a filthy rich black homeowner, who has been stated to revere the white international. Macon learns concerning the tyranny of white society from his buddy Guitar, notwithstanding he's extra interested by escaping the familial tyranny of his personal father. So whereas Guitar joins a terrorist staff of terrible blacks, Macon is going domestic to the South, lured through stories of buried relations treasure. yet his odyssey again domestic and a perilous war of words with Guitar results in the invention of whatever infinitely extra important than gold: his prior and the origins of his real self.
Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for fulfillment in American fiction
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