ms_mmelissa (ms_mmelissa) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
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American literary icon Toni Morrison has passed away



  • Morrison published her first book, The Bluest Eye, in 1970

  • She is perhaps best known for her 1987 novel, Beloved, which won the Pulitzer Prize

  • She won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 becoming the first black woman to win

  • Her most recent novel was God Help the Child, published in 2015

  • She was 88

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Tags: black celebrities, books / authors, death
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