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The Color Purple The Color Purple Is A Classic With Over A Million Copies Sold In The UK Alone, It Is Hailed As One Of The All Time Greats Of Literature, Inspiring Generations Of Readers.Set In The Deep American South Between The Wars, It 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.

About the Author: Alice Walker

Alice Walker, one of the United States preeminent writers, is an award winning author of novels, stories, essays, and poetry In 1983, Walker became the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction with her novel The Color Purple, which also won the National Book Award Her other books include The Third Life of Grange Copeland, Meridian, The Temple of My Familiar, and Possessi

10 thoughts on “The Color Purple

  1. says:

    I give this book 5 stars to spite the myopic David Gilmours and the V.S Naipauls of the world who think books written by women are irrelevant I give this 5 stars to make up for the many 1 2 3 star ratings it may receive simply because of Alice Walker s forthright, honest portrayal of unpleasant truths that are o

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    I read The Colour Purple in my early teens, was traumatized by the graphic abuse portrayed, and vowed to never read it again I was curious about why so many of my GR friends rated it so highly and was eventually convinced to give it another go.Years after my first read, I still of course have the same visceral reactio

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    Wow I mean Really Wow.You know how there are some books and their words wrap around you like a comforting blanket WellThis Is Not One.The Color Purple rips the clothes right off of your skin, leaving you bare and vulnerable From the first freakin moment opening the page You are just THERE and you can t be anywhere else but

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    Who you think you is he say You can t curse nobody Look at you You black, you pore, you ugly, you a woman Goddam, he say, you nothing at all And yet, she is one of the strongest characters I have ever met in literature Long before women began speaking up about their different experiences in the metoo movement, Alice Walker s Celi

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    Before I get into this review I should let you know that the ONLY thing I knew about The Color Purple is that it was a movie in the 80s I knew nothing about the plot or subject matter except for a few impressions of seeing Oprah and Whoopi in promotional stills or videos over the years Also, I try to avoid reading book summaries unless

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    Done my second book for booktubeathon

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    The Color Purple, Alice WalkerThe Color Purple is a 1982 epistolary novel, by American author Alice Walker, which won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize, for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction It was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story focuses on the life of African American wome

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    I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don t notice it 4.5 5 starsThe colour purple was devastating from page one I started reading this without knowing much about it I knew it had a POC main character, heard that it was about women s rights and about abuse I heard it was a great book But I still did

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    In awe of the magnificent depths within The Color Purple Would rather debunk Great American Novel contenders such as Great Gatsby, On the Road, or Huckleberry Finn with this Definitive American classic novel The steel strong bonds of family, the global importance of friendship, and the ever mystical soul defining actions of sisterhood are all immortal themes

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    A Masterpiece I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don t notice it Alice Walker, The Color PurpleFrom the time I first read this book I have read this many times , it has been a favorite Walker has brought to life the story of two sisters one a missionary in Africa and one a young abuse wife living in the south Even tho

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