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Meridian

Walker, Alice

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ISBN 10: 0151592659 / ISBN 13: 9780151592654
Published by Harcourt, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., 1976
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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This is a near fine, or better hardcover first edition copy. Stated First Edition above BCDE. In a VG or better mylar protected DJ that has just a touch of rubbing at the edges. With the original price of 7.95. Inscribed on the front flyleaf: "For Angela Davis, Peace, Alice Walker" (With a verifying image of a1974 signature laid in) Photos on request. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 052545

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Title: Meridian

Publisher: Harcourt, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First 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.

About the Author:

ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.

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