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The Color Purple by  Alice WALKER - Hardcover - Tenth Printing - 1982 - from abookshop (SKU: 59006184)

The Color Purple

The Color Purple by  Alice WALKER - Hardcover - Tenth Printing - 1982 - from abookshop (SKU: 59006184)
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The Color Purple

by WALKER, Alice

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good ++/Very Good ++
ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
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New York: Harcourt Brace & World, 1982. Bound in purple cloth over white boards. Dustwrapper shows a bit of yellowing to extremes, A tight, clean copy of the tenth printing (with JKLM on the bottom line of the copyright page). Won the Pulitzer Prize and was the basis for the Steven Spielberg movie of the same name. Remainder stripe to bottom edge. In the same format as the first edition and also has the first state dust jacket. . Tenth Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

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
abookshop US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
59006184
Title
The Color Purple
Author
WALKER, Alice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good ++
Jacket condition
Very Good ++
Edition
Tenth Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & World
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1982
Keywords
AFRO AMERICANS FICTION AMERICAN FICTIONAL WORKS AUTHOR LITERARY
Bookseller catalogs
African-American;

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