June 17, 2015

Wednesday Writing Wisdom (12) Toni Morrison








 “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”


Toni Morrison

         (b.1931)

Curious facts about:

          Her real name was Chloe Ardelia Wofford.


          She gave the Afro-American people their history back.


        In college she wrote her thesis on suicides of famous authors


            Toni Morrison was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize. Among her most famous works are Song of Solomon , Jazz” and Beloved”.

6 comments:

  1. I have to admit I'm not familiar with her, but it sounds like she was an inspirational person. And I love her quote!!! :)

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    1. A great one, indeed!
      Thanks for visiting, Mae!

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  2. One of my favorites, Carmen! Thanks for sharing this one. :)

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    1. Like Mae, I wasn't familiar with this author, but, like you I love her quote. Thanks for visiting, Mary!

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  3. This is one of my favorite quotes. Thanks for sharing, Carmen.

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    1. Thanks for popping in, Flossie! Glad you are back!

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