Tar baby

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Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison's reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a coat made out of ninety perfect sealskins. Son is a black fugitive who embodies everything she loathes and desires. As Morrison follows their affair, which plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan and the deep South, she charts all the nuances of obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, and men and women.
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auth_author2 Thigpen, Lynne,, Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
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display_description Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison explores racial relationships among an unforgettable group of characters. In a seaside mansion on a lush Caribbean island, millionaire Valerian Street and his wife go through the motions of a life together, a life orchestrated by the attentions of their black butler and the butler's wife. The ornament in this world is Jadine, the beautiful, cultivated young niece of the servants, who has enjoyed a Paris education at Valerian's expense. The glassy surface of this privileged life is shattered one night, when a ragged black American street man called Son breaks into the house. This violent and uneducated man becomes a mirror in which the others begin to see their own hopes and illusions - and Jadine to see the racial and class entanglements that impinge upon her growing love.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Caribbean Area -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), African Americans -- Fiction, African Americans -- Race identity -- Fiction, Audiobooks (CD), Caribbean Area -- Fiction, Domestic fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Fugitives from justice -- Caribbean Area -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Fugitives from justice -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Love stories, Married people -- Caribbean Area -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Married people -- Fiction, Retirees -- Caribbean Area -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Retirees -- Fiction
title_display Tar baby
title_full Tar Baby, Tar baby / Toni Morrison, Tar baby [eAudio] / Toni Morrison, Tar baby [sound recording] / by Toni Morrison
title_short Tar baby
topic_facet African Americans, Audiobooks (CD), Fiction, Fugitives from justice, Interpersonal relations, Literature, Married people, Race identity, Retirees