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    The Color Purple (Phoenix) (Paperback) By (author) Alice Walker

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    Description'One of the most haunting books you could ever wish to read?it is stunning - moving, exciting, and wonderful' Lenny Henry 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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    Title
    The Color Purple
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alice Walker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 256 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780753818923
    ISBN 10: 0753818922
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGM1010
    DC22: 813.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Libri: AMER3710, AFRO5070
    LC classification: PS3573.A42
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    01 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    Add this great book to your collection now. PRIDE MAGAZINE (1 September 2004)