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The color purple

The color purple

Walker, Alice, 1944-

This compelling and cherished classic tells the story of Celie. Raped by the man she calls father, her two children taken from her and forced into an ugly marriage, she has no one to talk to but God, until she meets a woman who offers love and support

Book. English. General.
Published London: Phoenix, 2014
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Available at Main Library.

  • Main Library – Two available in Lending 813.5/WAL

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    03779653 Lending 813.5/WAL Standard Loan Available
    03779696 Lending 813.5/WAL Standard Loan Available


Statement of responsibility: Alice Walker
ISBN: 1780228716, 9781780228716
Note: Originally published: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983.
Physical Description: x, 262 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: African American women Fiction.; Adult child sexual abuse victims Southern States Fiction.

Author note

Alice Walker won the PULITZER PRIZE and the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD for THE COLOR PURPLE. She is the author of many bestselling novels, essays and collections of poetry.


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