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The Color Purple : 1983 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction - Alice Walker

The Color Purple

1983 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction

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Published: 1st December 2004
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THE CLASSIC, PULITZER-PRIZE WINNING NOVEL THAT MADE ALICE WALKER A HOUSEHOLD NAME.

Set in the deep American south between the wars, this is the classic tale of Celie, a young poor black girl. Raped repeatedly by her father, she loses two children and then is married off to a man who treats her no better than a slave. She is separated from her sister Nettie and dreams of becoming like the glamorous Shug Avery, a singer and rebellious black woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually Celie discovers the support of women that enables her to leave the past behind and begin a new life.

About the Author

Alice Walker won the Pulitzer prize and the American Book Award for The Color Purple. She is the author of many bestselling novels, essays and collections of poetry including Meridian, By the Light of My Father's Smile and The Third Life of Grange Copeland.

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Alice Walker

Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for The Color Purple. Her other bestselling novels include The Third Life of Granger Copeland, Meridian, By The Light of My Father's Smile , and The Temple of My Familiar . She is also the author of several collections of short stories, essays and poems as well as children's books. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, Alice Walker now lives in Northern California.

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ISBN: 9780753818923
ISBN-10: 0753818922
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st December 2004
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1