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Toni Morrison

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A fireside chat with Toni Morrison, hosted by Torrence Boone from the Google New York office. In her latest book "Home," Ms.Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man's desperate search for himself in a world disfigured by war.

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved. Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.

The Book

An self-loathing veteran of the Korean War, Frank Money finds himself back in racist America after enduring trauma on the front lines. As Frank revisits memories from childhood and the war that leave him questioning his sense of self, he discovers a profound courage he thought he could never possess again. A deeply moving novel about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood--and his home.

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