By Toni Morrison
Alfred A. Knopf, $24.00, 160 pages
Korean War veteran Frank Money struggles with racism when he returns to the United States in Toni Morrison’s latest book Home. He is baffled and hurt by the fact that the country he just fought for would treat him so poorly. Frank is also very angry. He journeys back to Georgia in order to rescue his sister from a brutal doctor. He encounters plenty of mishaps along the way. Frank struggles with his memories and tries to find the answer to why he has had such a traumatic life. Toni Morrison’s Home is a powerful read. Morrison’s writing style makes you believe you are sitting next to her characters. You’ll feel Frank’s pain and anguish. When you finish the book you will want to read it again.
Reviewed by Seniye Groff