Tar Baby


Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a coat made out of ninety perfect sealskins. Son is a black fugitive who embodies everything she loathes and desires. As Morrison follows their affair, which plays out from the Caribbean to Manhattan and the deep South, she charts all the nuances of obligation and betrayal between blacks and whites, masters and servants, and men and women.

Tar Baby


Into a white millionaire’s Caribbean mansion comes: Jadine, a graduate of the Sorbonne, art historian – an American black now living in Paris and Rome and Son, a criminal on the run, uneducated, violent, contemptuous – an American black from small-town Florida. He is a threat to her freedom she is a threat to his identity…

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