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Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Vintage Books
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Genre: Novel
'Sula' revolves around the relationship between two little girls growing up in a poor, black neighbourhood nestled high in the uplands of Ohio. "The Bottom", as the barrio came to be known, is brimming with eccentric residents but sadly deprived of human warmth. However, out of this bitter, abrasive environment grows a beautiful friendship between Sula and Nel. Their shared secrets and dreams blossom through childhood, but their special bond suffers after the two separate. Sula breaks free from their small town community to roam the cities of America. When she returns 10 years later much has changed, including Nel, who now has a husband and three children. Sula feels like a stranger; she repels everyone, even the only true friend she ever knew. The friendship between the two women becomes strained and the whole town grows wary as Sula continues in her wayward, vagabond and uncompromising ways.
ISBN: 9780099760016
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