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Mouth Full of Blood

(2019)
A non fiction book by

 
 
“She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller. She was a magician with language, who understood the power of words.” - Oprah Winfrey

A vital non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered American writers

Spanning four decades, these essays, speeches and meditations interrogate the world around us. They are concerned with race, gender and globalisation. The sweep of American history and the current state of politics. The duty of the press and the role of the artist. Throughout Mouth Full of Blood our search for truth, moral integrity and expertise is met by Toni Morrison with controlled anger, elegance and literary excellence.

The collection is structured in three parts and these are heart-stoppingly introduced by a prayer for the dead of 9/11, a meditation on Martin Luther King and a eulogy for James Baldwin. Morrison’s Nobel lecture, on the power of language, is accompanied by lectures to Amnesty International and the Newspaper Association of America.

She speaks to graduating students and visitors to both the Louvre and America’s Black Holocaust Museum. She revisitsThe Bluest Eye, Sula and Beloved; reassessing the novels that have become touchstones for generations of readers.

Mouth Full of Blood is a powerful, erudite and essential gathering of ideas that speaks to us all. It celebrates Morrison’s extraordinary contribution to the literary world.



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Hardback Editions

January 1900 : UK Hardback
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Title: Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations
Author(s): Toni Morrison
ISBN: 1-78474-285-6 / 978-1-78474-285-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Paperback Editions

February 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations
Author(s): Toni Morrison
ISBN: 1-5291-1088-2 / 978-1-5291-1088-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations
Author(s): Toni Morrison
ISBN: 1-78474-286-4 / 978-1-78474-286-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Audio Editions

February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations
Author(s): Toni Morrison
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations
Author(s): Toni Morrison
Publisher: Random House Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

February 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations
Author(s): Toni Morrison
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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