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Home by Toni Morrison.. Congressional Medal of Honor winner (alongside Dylan), author of Beloved, Morrison sure knows how to bust a metaphor. You may or may not be a fan, but this one is a departure, since she writes a male protagonist, home from the Korean conflict. Powerful.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Nobel laureate Toni Morrison is known for novels in which female protagonists struggle to wrest control of their lives from an establishment bent on their destruction. Home, by contrast, tells the story of Korean War vet Frank Money, who returns from the battlefield plagued by visions of his friends’ deaths and a disturbing episode that cuts at the roots of his sexual and moral identity. . . . Salvation awaits, however, in his tiny Georgia hometown."

Mother Jones

"A deceptively rich and cumulatively powerful novel."

Kirkus Reviews

Author bio: Toni Morrison is the author of ten novels, from The Bluest Eye (1970) to A Mercy (2008). She has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She lives in New York. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Fiction; (160 pp. Paterfamilial: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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