The Resource The color purple, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)

The color purple, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Alice Walker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now a Broadway musical starring Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, and Danielle Brooks: Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, a powerful novel of courage in the face of oppression Celie has grown up in rural Georgia, navigating a childhood of ceaseless abuse. Not only is she poor and despised by the society around her, she's badly treated by her family. As a teenager she begins writing letters directly to God in an attempt to transcend a life that often seems too much to bear. Her letters span twenty years and record a journey of self-discovery and empowerment through the guiding light of a few strong women and her own implacable will to find harmony with herself and her home. The Color Purple's deeply inspirational narrative, coupled with Walker's prodigious talent as a stylist and storyteller, have made the novel a contemporary classic of American letters. This ebook features a new introduction written by the author on the twenty-fifth anniversary of publication, and an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author's personal collection
Summary
The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1983.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
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060818
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Walker, Alice
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Adult child sexual abuse victims
  • Abused wives
  • Sisters
  • Georgia
Target audience
adult
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553273
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453223970
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553273
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553273
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453223970
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553273
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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