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The Color Purple by  Alice Walker - First Edition - 1982 - from Voyageur Book Shop (SKU: 000194)

The Color Purple

The Color Purple by  Alice Walker - First Edition - 1982 - from Voyageur Book Shop (SKU: 000194)
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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Good/Good
ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
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About This Item

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. 245pp. Stated First Edition. with B C D E sequence. Cream paper and purple cloth hard cover, worn through paper at upper front forecorner. Small tears and losses to dust jacket, repaired with Japanese Paper.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

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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Details

Bookseller
Voyageur Book Shop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000194
Title
The Color Purple
Author
Walker, Alice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1982
Bookseller catalogs
First Edition; Fiction;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

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First Edition
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