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Meridian

Walker, Alice

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ISBN 10: 0151592659 / ISBN 13: 9780151592654
Published by Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich, 1976
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New York. 1976. Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich. 1st Edition. Small Tear On Front Endpaper, Otherwise Very Good In Dustjacket. 120. 228 pages. hardcover. Jacket illustration by Bascove. 0151592659. keywords:. inventory # 17191. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Meridian Hill is a young woman at an Atlanta college attempting to find her place in the revolution for racial and social equality. She discovers the limits beyond which she will not go for the cause, but despite her decision not to follow the path of some of her peers, she makes significant sacrifices in order to further her beliefs. Working in a campaign to register African American voters, Meridian cares broadly and deeply for the people she visits, and, while her coworkers quit and move to comfortable homes, she continues to work in the deep South despite a paralyzing illness. Meridian's nonviolent methods, though seemingly less radical than the methods of others, prove to be an effective means of furthering her beliefs. Small Tear On Front Endpaper, Otherwise Very Good In Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 17191

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Title: Meridian

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Jovanovich

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Meridian Hill is a young woman at an Atlanta college attempting to find her place in the revolution for racial and social equality. She discovers the limits beyond which she will not go for the cause, but despite her decision not to follow the path of some of her peers, she makes significant sacrifices in order to further her beliefs. Working in a campaign to register African American voters, Meridian cares broadly and deeply for the people she visits, and, while her coworkers quit and move to comfortable homes, she continues to work in the deep South despite a paralyzing illness. Meridian's nonviolent methods, though seemingly less radical than the methods of others, prove to be an effective means of furthering her beliefs.

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Best-selling novelist ALICE WALKER is the author of five other novels, five collections of short stories, six collections of essays, seven volumes of poetry, including the most recent Hard Times Require Furious Dancing, and several children?s books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages.

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