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BANNED. With Introduction by Patricia Holt

Walker Alice

Published by San Francisco Aunt Lute Books 1996, 1996
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First Edition. Small 8vo, gray cloth over boards in the dustjacket. 106. Fine condition. "As an introduction to Alice Walker, this small book presents two of Walker’s most interesting stories, ‘Roselily’ and ‘Am I Blue,’ and the beginning of her prizewinning novel, ‘The Color Purple.’ "Further, the pages of Patricia Holt’s introduction and the appendices of letters to the editors and meeting transcripts exemplify ways in which these fictional works have been the center of volatile controversy. They have been the subject of removal from tests (as in the case of the recent literature-based assessment tests in California), from school libraries and from school curricula. These controversies, played out in communities across the United States, cut to the heart of issues of censorship and democratic process. "Along with her Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award, Alice Walker has the honor of being one of the most censored writers in American literature."-publisher. Bookseller Inventory # 15248

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Title: BANNED. With Introduction by Patricia Holt

Publisher: San Francisco Aunt Lute Books 1996

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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