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The Color Purple

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 453 Ratings and 453 Reviews

Book Description
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 husband has been keeping her sister's letters from her and... More
Book Information
PublisherMariner Books
BindingPaperback (74 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages300
ISBN-10B002CMLRCY
Publication Date05/28/2003
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About Alice Walker (Author) : Alice Walker is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alice Walker include Color Purple, In love & trouble; stories of Black women, Why War Is Never a Good Idea.
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4/26/2014 Alina Hansen tagged as: I read

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2/28/2009 Kristi Combs tagged as: I recommend

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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 48821
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9/10/2007 Steven Climer said: One of the finest books ever to be written. For writers this is an excellent example of an author who has a mastery over character development
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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8/28/2007 Susan Mitchell tagged as: I Read

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