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The Color Purple


The Color Purple - Walker, Alice, and Laymon, Kiese (Foreword by)
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The classic, PULITZER PRIZE-winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name. Set in the deep American South between the wars, THE COLOR PURPLE is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she has two children taken away from her, is separated from her beloved sister Nettie and is trapped into an ugly marriage. But then she meets the glamorous Shug Avery, singer and magic-maker - a woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. ...

The Color Purple 1986, The Women's Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780704350168

New edition


The Color Purple 1986, Thorndike Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780816141418

Large type / large print


Color Purple 1983, Washington Square Press

ISBN-13: 9780671526023

Trade paperback

The Color Purple 1983, The Women's Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780704339057

Mass-market paperback

The Color Purple 1982, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151191536