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[Banner] Now a Tony Award-Winning Broadway Musical
The Color Purple is the story of two sisters—one a missionary to Africa and the other a child wife living in the South—who remain loyal to one another across time, distance, and silence. Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this classic of American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life.
"Intense emotional impact . . . Indelibly affecting . . . Alice Walker is a lavishly gifted writer."—The New York Times Book Review
"Places Walker in the company of Faulkner."—The Nation
"Superb . . . A work to stand beside literature of any time and place."—San Francisco Chronicle
"The Color Purple is an American novel of permanent importance."—Newsweek
"Marvelous characters . . . A story of revelation . . . One of the great books of our time."--Essence
[banner] Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award
Bestselling novelist Alice Walker is also the author of three collections of short stories, three collections of essays, six volumes of poetry and several children's books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, Walker now lives in northern California.
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. Visit Alice Walker's official website at: alicewalkersgarden.com
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Book Description Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 2014. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP95730607
Book Description Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 2014. Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # 9936124-6
Book Description Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), 2014. Condition: Very Good. 1618826115. Seller Inventory # U9781780228716
Book Description Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), 2014. Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR008597363
Book Description Phoenix, 2014. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # wbb0016645650
Book Description Phoenix, 2014. Paperback. Condition: Good. Minor shelf wear Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # wbb0016688511
Book Description Orion Publishing Co, United Kingdom, London, 2014. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The classic, PULITZER PRIZE-winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name. Set in the deep American South between the wars, THE COLOR PURPLE is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she has two children taken away from her, is separated from her beloved sister Nettie and is trapped into an ugly marriage. But then she meets the glamorous Shug Avery, singer and magic-maker - a woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually Celie discovers the power and joy of her own spirit, freeing her from her past and reuniting her with those she loves. 'One of the most haunting books you could ever wish to read . it is stunning - moving, exciting, and wonderful' Lenny Henry. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR006172744
Book Description Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), 2014. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M1780228716_4
Book Description W&n, 2014. Condition: very good. Seller Inventory # HolzP_VG_1780228716
Book Description W&N, 2014. Paperback. Condition: UsedLikeNew. Seller Inventory # L1000466460BBB