Morrison, Toni

(Book - 2004)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The intense friendship shared by two black women raised in an Ohio town changes when one of them leaves to roam the countryside and returns ten years later.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, c2004
ISBN: 9781400033430
Branch Call Number: FIC M
Characteristics: xvii, 174 p. ; 21 cm.


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Jul 09, 2014
  • teal_tiger_lilly rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this book is very realistic .... as sula is snooping around and having sex with nels husband the society sula lives in begins to turn against her ... what many people didnt understand is that sula cared for her child and even spent long nights with plum
and the only thing that people didnt like was the fact that she was a prostitute...(kinda) at the end of the story nel cries and she realises how much she misses her child-hood friend SULA

Wrong book given. NYPL gave me "Interpretations of Toni Morrison's Sula which I now have to return to library and order Sula AGAIN.

I find it difficult to feel sympathetic for these characters except for Nel. The violence they exhibit, their remorseless deceptions, their cruelty to others and themselves are unexcusable whatever the circumstances and seem unnatural in any (civilized?) society. The style though is beautiful, lyric at points as in the description of the Bottom and its gentrification.

Nov 08, 2007
  • Cabby rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Oprah's book club. I don't know why people like this. I think Sula is a sociopath.


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May 19, 2012
  • sturner722 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I don't want to make somebody else. I want to make myself- Sula

"And like any artist without an art form, she became dangerous."


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May 19, 2012
  • sturner722 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

sturner722 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over


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