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The Bluest Eye Audiobook is a novel authored by American writer and novelist Toni Morrison. The book was published in 1970. The book was written by the author whilst she was a practising lecturer at Howard University. The Bluest Eye is based on African-American literature. The novel was published in 1970 by the Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers.  The book highlights the crucial aspects of racism and incest. The novel is available in hardcover, paperback, and audio versions.

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Exploring ‘The Bluest Eye Audiobook’: Review, Analysis and Key Insights:

The Story of The Bluest Eye CDAudiobook revolves around two sisters named Claudia and Frieda. The sisters are of Afro-American descent and have African-American parents. Both sisters are given up for foster adoption when their house is burnt but their parents make it clear that it is only for temporary sake. However, the foster child care eventually becomes life-long with both sisters being separated. Claudia is the sister who narrates the story from her perspective.

Theatrical Adaptations

The Bluest Eye Audiobook was very well received by American audiences. It did not become adapted into a feature film but there have been several theatrical plays that have been conducted based on this novel. The first performance of the play was in 2005 in Chicago by Lydia Diamond.

The same play with the same cast and direction was performed again in 2006 at the Steppenwolf House. The play was adapted by the Phantom Projects educational theatre group in 2010 as well. The most recent theatrical adaptation has been by the Guthrie group in 2017.

About Author (Toni Morrison):

Toni Morrison is an American author and novelist. She is American-African and was born in 1931. Morrison is known as a celebrated essay writer, author, novelist and screenplay writer. In her vast career span, she has received several awards as well.

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