Black History Month Day 9 : Toni Morrison

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Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford;February 18, 1931) is an American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epicthemes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best known novels are The Bluest EyeSulaSong of Solomon and Beloved. She was also commissioned to write the libretto for a new opera, Margaret Garner, first performed in 2005. She won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved and the Nobel Prize in 1993. On May 29, 2012, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


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