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Beloved tells the story of Sethe, a runaway slave who is haunted by her past and the ghost of her murdered daughter. The story provides a new exploration of some of the less well-known horrors of slavery. In 1873, Sethe and her daughter Denver live in 124, a house in a rural area close to Cincinnati. They are ostracized from the community for Sethe's past and her pride. Eighteen years have passed since she escaped from slavery at a farm called Sweet Home. More... (© GradeSaver.com)

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