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The color purple

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 1983. ©1982
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A woman who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Color purple.
New York : Washington Square Press, 1983, ©1982. (New York : Pocket Books)
(OCoLC)647008713
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 0671458531 9780671458539
OCLC Number: 22434890
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983.
National Book Award for Fiction (Hardcover), 1983.
Description: 253 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alice Walker.

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Winner of the American Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, this unforgettable portrait of a young black girl, her friends, family, and lovers is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an  Read more...
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