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The color purple [electronic resource] : The Color Purple Series, Book 1. Alice Walker.

Walker, Alice. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781453223970 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Alice Walker's 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...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
670 Lexile.
4 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2404 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
African American Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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