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Recitatif : a story / Toni Morrison ; with an introduction by Zadie Smith.

Morrison, Toni, (author.). Smith, Zadie, (writer of introduction.).

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  • ISBN: 9780593315033
  • ISBN: 0593315030
  • Physical Description: xliii, 39 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.

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In this 1983 short story about race and the relationships that shape us through life, Twyla and Roberta, friends since childhood who are seemingly at opposite ends of every problem as they grow older, cannot deny the deep bond their shared experience has forged between them.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Women, White > Fiction.
African Americans > Race identity > Fiction.
White people > Race identity > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Interracial friendship > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
United States > Race relations > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

Available copies

  • 16 of 19 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at De Soto.


  • 0 current holds with 19 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
De Soto Public Library F Mor (Text) 33858000015963 New Books Checked out 06/01/2022

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