PULITZER PRIZE WINNER •NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER • A spellbinding novel that transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.
This ”brutally powerful, mesmerizing story” (People)is an unflinchingly look into the abyss of slavery, from the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner.
Sethe was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. Sethe has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved.