God Help the Child: A Novel

by Toni Morrison,
The Florida Courier, April 24, 2015

The 11th novel of Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison begins with Mrs. Bridewell’s lamentation that she knew something was wrong the moment she saw her baby. Lula Ann was “Midnight black, Sudanese black.” Mrs. Bridewell and her husband were “light-skinned, with good hair, what we call high yellow.”

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