The color purple
    (2011)

    Fiction

    eBook

    Provider: hoopla

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PUBLISHED
[United States] : No Publisher : Made available through hoopla, 2011
DESCRIPTION
1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN
9781453223970 (electronic bk.) MWT11553273, 1453223975 (electronic bk.) 11553273
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

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

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