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The color purple / Alice Walker.

By: Walker, Alice, 1944-.
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: xvi, 261 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781474607254.Subject(s): Adult child sexual abuse victims -- Southern States -- Fiction | African American women -- FictionDDC classification: 813 Awards: Pulitzer PrizeSummary: Set in the deep American South between the wars, The Color Purple is the tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she has two children taken away from her, is separated from her beloved sister Nettie and is trapped into an ugly marriage. But then she meets the glamorous Shug Avery - singer and magic-maker - a woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually, Celie discovers the power and joy of her own spirit, freeing her from her past and reuniting her with those she loves.
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With a new introduction letter by Alice Walker.

Set in the deep American South between the wars, The Color Purple is the tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she has two children taken away from her, is separated from her beloved sister Nettie and is trapped into an ugly marriage. But then she meets the glamorous Shug Avery - singer and magic-maker - a woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually, Celie discovers the power and joy of her own spirit, freeing her from her past and reuniting her with those she loves.

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