The Resource You can't keep a good woman down : stories, by Alice Walker, (electronic resource)

You can't keep a good woman down : stories, by Alice Walker, (electronic resource)

Label
You can't keep a good woman down : stories
Title
You can't keep a good woman down
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
by Alice Walker
Title variation
  • You cannot keep a good woman down
  • You cant keep a good woman down
Title variation remainder
stories
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Language
eng
Summary
In Alice Walker's second story collection, women stand their ground in the midst of crisis This collection builds on Alice Walker's earlier work, the much-praised In Love & Trouble. But unlike her first collection of stories, the women in these tenderly wrought tales face their problems head on, proving powerful and self-possessed even when degraded by others-sometimes by those closest to them. But even as the female protagonists face exploitation, social asymmetries, and casual cruelties, Walker leavens her stories with ample wit and, as always, an eye for the redemptive power of love. A collection that reveals a master of fiction approaching the fullness of her talent, these are the stories Walker produced while penning The Color Purple. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author's personal collection
Summary
Thirteen short stories, including a political dialogue between two young black women as they meet over the years, explore the African-American experience in contemporary America, probing into relations between races and between sexes. Reprint. 10,000 first printing
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Character
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060825
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Walker, Alice
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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Women
Target audience
adult
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stories
Label
You can't keep a good woman down : stories, by Alice Walker, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11553328
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453223987
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553328
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
You can't keep a good woman down : stories, by Alice Walker, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11553328
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453223987
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11553328
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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