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The color purple

The story of Celie, a poor black woman from the South, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.

The world has changed : conversations with Alice Walker

A series of conversations between writer Alice Walker and other literary and cultural figures, including Gloria Steinem, Howard Zinn, Pema Chodron, and Claudia Tate; arranged chronologically from 1973 through 2009.

The color purple —Walker, Alice, 1944-

This book tells the story of Celie. Raped by the man she calls father, her two children taken from her and forced into an ugly marriage, she pours out her feelings in letters to God, but has no one to talk to, until she ...

Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" —Hurston, Zora Neale, author.
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In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was...

There is a flower at the tip of my nose smelling me —Walker, Alice, 1944-

A little girl celebrates the beauty of the world and her connection to it through a series of short verses that praise the senses.

The cushion in the road : meditation and wandering as the whole world awakens to being in harm's way —Walker, Alice, 1944-

Essays revisiting themes the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist, and activist has addressed throughout her career, exploring her conflicting impulses to retreat into inner contemplation and to remain deeply ...

Why war is never a good idea —Walker, Alice, 1944-

Simple, rhythmic text explores the wanton destructiveness of War, which has grown old but not wise, as it demolishes nice people and beautiful things with no consideration for the consequences.

Selected shorts. American classics a celebration of the short story
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A collection of eight short stories by well-known American authors.

The color purple a novel —Walker, Alice, 1944- .
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The story of two sisters in the harsh segregated world of the Deep South in the early twentieth century. Celie has been raped by the man she calls father; her two children are taken away from her; her beloved, younger si...

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