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The Color Purple by  Alice Walker - Signed First Edition - 1982 - from The Bookman & The Lady (SKU: Walker-10)

The Color Purple

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The Color Purple

by Walker, Alice

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Very Good-/Very Good-
ISBN 10
0151191530
ISBN 13
9780151191536
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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/Very Good-. Signed by Author. Signed by Alice Walker on front end page, stand alone signature. First edition, first printing - stated first edition, with BCDE printed underneath. Hardcover in jacket, price of $11.95 intact on jacket flap. Foxing to page edges and end pages. Text is clean and unmarked. Binding strong. Some edge wear and foxing to jacket. Presents well in fresh Mylar. Very good minus. First editions that have been signed directly, rather than via a bookplate, are rare and hard to find. Additional photos available upon request.

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
The Bookman & The Lady US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Walker-10
Title
The Color Purple
Author
Walker, Alice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good-
Jacket condition
Very Good-
Quantity available
1
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
Signed First Edition;

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