Home Audiobook (Unabridged)

Home (Unabridged), by Toni Morrison
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America's most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man's desperate search for himself in a world disfigured by war. Frank Money is an angry, self-loathing veteran of the Korean War who, after traumatic experiences on the front lines, finds himself back in racist America with more than just physical scars. His home may seem alien to him, but he is shocked out of his crippling apathy by the need to rescue his medically abused younger sister and take her back to the small Georgia town they come from and that he's hated all his life. As Frank revisits his memories from childhood and the war that have left him questioning his sense of self, he discovers a profound courage he had thought he could never possess again. A deeply moving novel about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood-and his home. "Nobel laureate Toni Morrison is known for novels in which female protagonists struggle to wrest control of their lives from an establishment bent on their destruction. Home, by contrast, tells the story of Korean War vet Frank Money, who returns from the battlefield plagued by visions of his friends' deaths and a disturbing episode that cuts at the roots of his sexual and moral identity. . . . Salvation awaits, however, in his tiny Georgia hometown." -Tim McDonnell, Mother Jones "Home's slim spine belies a fertile narrative imbued with and embellished by Morrison's visionary scope and poetic majesty. These traits expand on her long exploration of the suffering and striving born of slavery and segregation that are unique to the history of blacks in America. Conjoined in all her stories and richly illumined are the culture, traditions, talents, and triumphs of African-Americans as well." -Lisa Shea, ELLE Download and start listening now!

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About the Author

Author Toni MorrisonToni Morrison was born on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio. Toni Morrison has easily become one of our most renowned Fiction authors, featuring a collection of popular audio books such as Beloved, The Bluest Eye and Home: A Novel, read by well-liked narrator Toni Morrison. The latest release, Elskede (Beloved), is the most recent title added to our collection from Morrison. We offer a total of 13 audiobooks, with over 80 hours of listening from Toni Morrison, ensuring that customers will find a Fiction book by this great author to enjoy. For a complete list of titles from Morrison, please visit her author page: Toni Morrison.