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The Resource The color purple, Alice Walker

The color purple, Alice Walker

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Alice Walker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a young, black woman living in 1930s Georgia, Celie faces constant violence and oppression. She survives the brutality of incest before being married off to "Mr.," who routinely abuses her both physically and emotionally. Eventually, Celie develops a deep bond with her husband's mistress Shug, and it is through this relationship that she understands she is a woman capable of being loved and respected
Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1983.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983.
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060818
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With a new preface by the author"-- cover
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
10th anniversary ed.
Extent
xii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780151191543
Lccn
91047202 //r93
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker
Publication
Note
"With a new preface by the author"-- cover
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
10th anniversary ed.
Extent
xii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780151191543
Lccn
91047202 //r93
Other physical details
ill.

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