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Today is the birthday of the late Nobel-Prize-winning author Toni Morrison. She would have turned 90.
Rockford Public Library

Posted by Rockford Public Library

Posted on February 18, 2021





Today is the birthday of the late Nobel-Prize-winning author Toni Morrison. She would have turned 90.

"Looking to read one of her books? The New York Times can help."

These and other books by Morrison are available at RPL. https://tinyurl.com/48uwu323

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