Sula by Toni Morrison
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At its center--a friendship between two women, a friendship whose intensity first sustains, then injures. Sula and Nel--both black, both smart, both poor, raised in a small Ohio town--meet when they are twelve, wishbone thin and dreaming of princes.
Through their girlhood years they share everything--perceptions, judgments, yearnings, secrets, even crime--until Sula gets out, out of the Bottom, the hilltop neighborhood where beneath the sporting life of the men hanging around the place in headrags and soft felt hats there hides a fierce resentment at failed crops, lost jobs, thieving insurance men, bug-ridden flour...at the invisible line that cannot be overstepped.
- Paperback: 192 pages
- Publisher: Plume; Reprint edition (April 5, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0452283868
- ISBN-13: 978-0452283862
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 8.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4 ounces