Alice Walker - The Color Purple: A Novel
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This new edition celebrates the 10th anniversary of Walker's Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winner. "If it is true that it is what we run from that chases us, then The Color Purple is the book that ran me down while I sat with my back to it in a field".--from Walker's new preface.
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|Description: ISBN13: 9780156028356. ISBN10: 0156028352. by Alice Walker and Andre Bernard. Published by Harcourt Trade Publishers. Edition: (REV)92 More at Textbooks.com|
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|Fiction Subgenre||Conflicts & Dualities • Family & Friendship • Human Qualities & Behavior • Love, Relationships & Sex • Peoples & Cultures • Sisters - Fiction • Society & Social Issues • Abuse • Sisters • African American Women • Afro-American Women - Fiction • Family Life • Literary • Literary Genres & Types Of Novels • Types Of Characters|
|Awards||1983 National Book Award, 1983 Pulitzer Prize|
|Professional Reviews||Nation: "'The Color Purple' places Walker in the company of Faulkner.", New York Review of Books: "Remarkable expressiveness, color and poignancy...not only a memorable and infinitely touching character but a whole submerged world is vividly called into being.", New York Times Book Review: "Intense emotional impact....Indelibly affecting....Alice Walker is a lavishly gifted writer.", San Francisco Chronicle: "Superb....A work to stand beside literature of any time and place."|
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17 Reviews from Epinions.com
Aug 28, 2001
Sifting For Beauty: The Color Purple
Pros: Well written, heady subject matter, emotionally evocative
Cons: some topics are disturbing...
May 12, 2001
Hope Blooms From The Color Purple
Cons: language may be hard to read, not for the sensitive
Mar 28, 2005
Alice Walker--The Godess/Womanist, Mother of Creation
Pros: A Beautiful Account of a life in.
Aug 25, 2001
"The More I Wonder, the More I Love"
Pros: great emotional impact; remarkable characters; beautiful message about life; strong social comment
Cons: very sad; disturbing scenes - not for young readers
Oct 6, 2000
"I think it Pi*ses God off if you walk past the Color Purple
Pros: The most perfect book I have ever read, endearing, triumphant, spiritual, moving,
Cons: None at all Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 11, 2007
A life-changing novel
Pros: Alice Walker is a prolific author with phenomenal command of characterization and plot.
Cons: Parts of the book are very graphic and sometimes disturbing.
May 26, 2000
Mar 8, 2007
This book speaks volumes for those down-trotted and redeemed
Pros: Everything in so many ways
Cons: Not a thing Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 28, 2008
Inspirational and Educational
Pros: Concise regarding the challenges that Celie had to face
Cons: Would have liked to known what became of the relationship of Celie and Mister. Read More at Epinions.com