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The Color Purple by  Alice Walker - 1986 - from John Atkinson Books (SKU: 12501)

The Color Purple

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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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London: The Women's Press, 1986. A first edition, first printing published by The Women's Press in 1986. A near fine book without inscriptions in a very good+ unclipped wrapper with some wear to the corners.

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
John Atkinson Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
12501
Title
The Color Purple
Author
Walker, Alice
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
The Women's Press
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1986

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