1970 THE BLUEST EYE 3rd Impression Toni Morrison Hardcover Dust Jacket
Copyright 1970 3rd printing with a 1993 afterword of THE BLUEST EYE by Toni Morrison. Dust jacket shows minor wear with a water stain on the backside. It has been placed in a clear archival sleeve for protection. Interior pages are deckle edged and there was evidence of a dog eared page.
This novel emerged during the Civil Rights Movement. It argues that the prevailing standards of beauty are racist. Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye,' has been banned from prisons and schools. Some of the reasons it is banned in prisons include that it could pose a threat to the order and security of the institution, and schools are concerned about its sexually explicit material and disturbing language. If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you all want on your library shelf.