Author(s): Toni Morrison
Into a white millionaire's Caribbean mansion comes: Jadine, a graduate of the Sorbonne, art historian - an American black now living in Paris and Rome and Son, a criminal on the run, uneducated, violent, contemptuous - an American black from small-town Florida. He is a threat to her freedom she is a threat to his identity.
Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize fro Literature in 1993. She is the author of seven previous novels, including The Bluest Eye, Beloved (made into a major film), and most recently Love. She has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and a Pulitzer Prize. She is Robert F. Goheen Professor at Princeton University.