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The Color Purple by  Alice Walker - First Edition - from Zeno's (SKU: 2958)

The Color Purple

The Color Purple by  Alice Walker - First Edition - from Zeno's (SKU: 2958)
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
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New York. 1982. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Stated 1st Edition with the publisher's ‘BCDE’ code beneath the First Edition statement on the copyright page. Price on dust jacket is $11.95. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN: 0151191530. 245 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by Judith Kazdym Leeds. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Published to unprecedented acclaim, THE COLOR PURPLE established Alice Walker as a major voice in modern fiction. Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this is the story of two sisters-one a missionary in Africa and the other a child wife living in the South-who sustain their loyalty to and trust in each other across time, distance, and silence. This classic work of American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life. inventory #2958 ISBN: 0151191530.

Synopsis

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
Zeno's US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2958
Title
The Color Purple
Author
Walker, Alice
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
This edition first published
1982

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Zenosbooks.com is a secondhand and out-of-print Internet bookstore. While our stock is general, we specialize in Literature, Mysteries, Latin American Literature, African-American interest, and Translated Literature.

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