The Color Purple (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Color Purple The classic, Pulitzer-Prize winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name.
- Published: 01 September 2004
- Format: Paperback 272 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780753818923 ISBN 10: 0753818922
- Sales rank: 3,523
Full description for The Color Purple
'One of the most haunting books you could ever wish to read?it is stunning - moving, exciting, and wonderful' Lenny Henry Set in the deep American south between the wars, this is the classic tale of Celie, a young poor black girl. Raped repeatedly by her father, she loses two children and then is married off to a man who treats her no better than a slave. She is separated from her sister Nettie and dreams of becoming like the glamorous Shug Avery, a singer and rebellious black woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually Celie discovers the support of women that enables her to leave the past behind and begin a new life.