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Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" (Modern Critical Interpretations S.)

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Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" (Modern Critical Interpretations S.)

by Walker, Alice

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ISBN 10
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ISBN 13
9780791056660
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The Color Purple is an acclaimed epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker. Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, this collection of letters weaves an intricate mosaic of women joined by their love for each other, the men who abuse them, and the children they care for. In this, The Color Purple focuses on black female life in the American South during the 1930s, addressing the numerous issues including their exceedingly low position in American social culture. The novel received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award. Because of the explicit content, particularly in terms of violence, The Color Purple has been a frequent target of censors, appearing on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-1999.

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Bookseller Inventory #
GOR010749950
Title
Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" (Modern Critical Interpretations S.)
Author
Walker, Alice
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
New Like New
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
079105666X
ISBN 13
9780791056660
Publisher
Chelsea House Publications
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, Pa
This edition first published
2000-01

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