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The color purple

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 10th anniversary edView all editions and formats
The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years.
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Genre/Form: Epistolary fiction
Domestic fiction
Lesbian fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 0151191549 9780151191543 0671019074 9780671019075
OCLC Number: 25164541
Awards: Pulitzer Prive for Fiction, 1983.
Description: xii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Alice Walker.
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This new edition celebrates the 10th anniversary of Walker's Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winner. "If it is true that it is what we run from that chases us, then The Color Purple is the  Read more...
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