BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVEDInto a white millionaire's Caribbean mansion comes Jadine, a sophisticated graduate of the Sorbonne, art historian - a black American now living in Paris and Rome.
Then there's Son, a criminal on the run, uneducated, violent, contemptuous - a young American black of extreme beauty from small-town Florida.
As Morrison follows their affair, she charts all the nuances of obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, and men and women. Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 06/11/1997
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099760214