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Home by Toni Morrison (2012): Library Resources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching Toni Morrison's Home

Library Databases

Click on the links below to search for criticism and interpretation of literary works, as well as biographical information about authors. To access databases from off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your Truxal Library card or AACC photo ID.

Use this database for general background information and to define unfamiliar words and phrases:     

To further research historical context of literary works, use:

Use these databases to broaden your search:

Searching for Full Text

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Have only an article's abstract or just a citation?

Use the library's Finding Articles from Citations page, which is part of the Finding Materials from Citations Guide.

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eBook Spotlight

You might find the following eBooks useful for researching HomeTo access these resources from off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your Truxal Library card or AACC photo ID

Books & Audio/Visual Materials

Conduct a "Subject Browse" search using the Library Catalog for either:

  • Morrison, Toni
  • African American women in literature

You'll find library materials that provide biographical information about Toni Morrison, as well criticism and interpretation of her work.

Reference Materials

Search the Library Catalog for the following reference titles that contain material about Toni Morrison. These titles may be available in other college or public libraries.

  • Critical Companion to Toni Morrison
  • Toni Morrison [Critical Insights series]
  • Toni Morrison [Literary Masters series]

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