Jazz (Toni Morrison)  One of my favorite books of all time.  Though it's complex; definitely a read for those that love literature and music.

Jazz (Toni Morrison) One of my favorite books of all time. Though it's complex; definitely a read for those that love literature and music.

"I could hear the men playing out their maple-sugar hearts, tapping it from four-hundred-year-old trees and letting it run down the trunk, wasting it because they didn't have a bucket to hold it and didn't want one either.  They just wanted to let it run that day, slow if it wished, or fast, for a free run down tree's bursting to give it up."

"I could hear the men playing out their maple-sugar hearts, tapping it from four-hundred-year-old trees and letting it run down the trunk, wasting it because they didn't have a bucket to hold it and didn't want one either. They just wanted to let it run that day, slow if it wished, or fast, for a free run down tree's bursting to give it up."

1st edition book cover - I really really like this.

Classic Novels’ First Covers

“Se encaprichó de una chiquilla de 18 años y le dio uno de esos arrebatos que te calan hasta lo más hondo y que a él le metió dentro tanta pena y tanta felicidad que mató a la muchacha de un tiro solo para que aquel sentimiento no acabara nunca…” Jazz/Toni Morrison.

“Se encaprichó de una chiquilla de 18 años y le dio uno de esos arrebatos que te calan hasta lo más hondo y que a él le metió dentro tanta pena y tanta felicidad que mató a la muchacha de un tiro solo para que aquel sentimiento no acabara nunca…” Jazz/Toni Morrison.

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Toni Morrison

10 powerful Toni Morrison quotes on race, love and life

Language and music in Toni Morrison's Jazz

Language and music in Toni Morrison's Jazz

Jazz | Toni Morrison

Jazz | Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is brilliant. Reading her books are simultaneously like listening to poetry and overhearing people's innermost thoughts & casual conversations.

Toni Morrison is brilliant. Reading her books are simultaneously like listening to poetry and overhearing people's innermost thoughts & casual conversations.

"If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it."-Toni Morrison

10 Questions for Toni Morrison

"If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it."-Toni Morrison

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