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The Color Purple
The Color Purple
Author: Alice Walker
Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal man who terrorizes her. Celie eventually learns that her abusive husba...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780671526023
ISBN-10: 0671526022
Publication Date: 6/1983
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Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Loved the movie, the book is a little different but it was nice to be able to envision Whoopie, Oprah and Dan in their roles.
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Touching and full of the human element.
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An award winning book, a movie, a Broadway play. THis about says it all.