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Alice Walker - Author

About the Author

Alice Walker won the Pulitzer prize and the American Book Award for The Color Purple. She is the author of many bestselling novels, essays and collections of poetry including Meridian, By the Light of My Father's Smile and The Third Life of Grange Copeland.

Featured books by Alice Walker

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Set in the deep American south between the wars, this is the classic tale of Celie, a young poor black girl. Raped repeatedly by her father, she loses two children and then is married off to a man who treats her no better than a slave. She is separated from her sister Nettie and dreams of becoming like the glamorous Shug Avery, a singer and rebellious black woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually Celie discovers the support of women that enables her to leave the past behind and begin a new life.

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/06/2014

The classic, Pulitzer-Prize winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name.

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/06/2014

The classic, Pulitzer-Prize winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name. Now re issued for 2004 by her new publisher Orion.

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Other books by Alice Walker

The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

Gleaned from her experiences as a child and young adult in America's Deep South and her life as an activist, lover, mother and teacher, this collection showcases three decades of the work from one of the most gifted writers of our time.

By the Light of My Father's Smile

By the Light of My Father's Smile

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2000

By the Light of My Father's Smile

By the Light of My Father's Smile

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/1999

By the Light of My Father's Smile

By the Light of My Father's Smile

Author: Alice Walker Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/1998

By The Light Of My Father's Smile is the story of two sisters, Susannah and Magdalena, seen through the eyes of their dead father, now in the spirit world. Highly contemporary, sexually explicit, disturbing and tough, it explores how love and relationships are distorted by dishonesty and deceit.

The Same River Twice Honoring the Difficult

The Same River Twice Honoring the Difficult

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1998

In this, her first full-length work of autobiography, Alice Walker recounts how fame, illness, controversy and the Pulitzer Prize impacted on her life, her work and her evolution as an artist.

The Same River Twice

The Same River Twice

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1997

The Third Life of Grange Copeland

The Third Life of Grange Copeland

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/1996

Last published in 1991, a novel about violence within the black community and the need to overcome domination and oppression without damaging others. From the author of THE COLOR PURPLE, POSSESSING THE SECRET OF JOY and TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR.

The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories

Author: Alice Walker Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/1994

Possessing The Secret Of Joy

Possessing The Secret Of Joy

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/1993

When Alice Walker finished writing The Color Purple she realised that she needed to tell the story of Tashi, a minor character, who had left Africa but had taken her wound with her to America . This is Tashi's story, told in her words and the voices of the people who loved her. This extraordinarily courageous and compelling novel explores the tragic consequences of Tashi's decision to go through the female initiation ceremony.

Her Blue Body Everything We Know Earthling Poems, 1965-90 Complete

Her Blue Body Everything We Know Earthling Poems, 1965-90 Complete

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/1992

This anthology represents Alice Walker's complete earlier poetry, from the summer of 1965 when she traveled to East Africa andbegan the poems that would form her first collection, through herpoetry of the civil rights movement and beyond. Revelatory introductionsto each group of poems provide a special insight into the evolvingconsciousness of one of the most remarkable and provocative literaryminds of our time.

The Temple of My Familiar

The Temple of My Familiar

Author: Alice Walker Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/1989

Revolutionary Petunias

Revolutionary Petunias

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/1988

Living by the Word Selected Writings, 1973-87

Living by the Word Selected Writings, 1973-87

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/1988

Good-night Willie Lee, I'll See You in the Morning

Good-night Willie Lee, I'll See You in the Morning

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/1987

Once

Once

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/1986

Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful

Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful

Author: Alice Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1985

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