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The Third Life Of Grange Copeland

Walker, Alice

Published by Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich, 1970
ISBN 10: 0151899053 / ISBN 13: 9780151899050
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Title: The Third Life Of Grange Copeland

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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New York. 1970. Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich. 1st Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket With A Few Small Tears. 247 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by Hal Siegel. 0151899053. keywords: Literature Black America Women. inventory # 2686. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Despondent over the futility of life in the South, black tenant farmer Grange Copeland leaves his wife and son in Georgia to head North. After meeting an equally humiliating existence there, he returns to Georgia, years later, to find his son, Brownfield, imprisoned for the murder of his wife. As the guardian of the couple's youngest daughter, Grange Copeland is looking at his third -- and final -- chance to free himself from spiritual and social enslavement. Very Good In Dustjacket With A Few Small Tears. Bookseller Inventory # 2686

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Synopsis: Alice Walker's powerful first novel. Alice Walker's first book recounts the lives of three generations growing up in Georgia, where the author herself grew up. Grange Copeland is a black tenant farmer who is forced to leave his land and family in search of a better future. He heads North but discovers that the racism and poverty he experienced in the South are, in fact, everywhere. When he returns to Georgia years later he finds that his son Brownfield has been imprisoned for the murder of his wife. But hope comes in the form of the third generation as the guardian of the couple's youngest daughter, Grange Copeland, who glimpses a chance of both spiritual and social freedom.

Product Description: Alice Walker's first book recounts the lives of three generations growing up in Georgia, where the author herself grew up. Grange Copeland is a black tenant farmer who is forced to leave his land and family in search of a better future. He heads North but discovers that the racism and poverty he experienced in the South are, in fact, everywhere. When he returns to Georgia years later he finds that his son Brownfield has been imprisoned for the murder of his wife. But hope comes in the form of the third generation as the guardian of the couple's youngest daughter, Grange Copeland, who glimpses a chance of both spiritual and social freedom.

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