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Review: The Color Purple

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Jana Siciliano

THE COLOR PURPLE is a highly awarded book and with good reason. Author Alice Walker was given both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for Fiction for this 1985 bestseller. THE COLOR PURPLE is the story of Celie a young girl abused by her father, then married off to a violent and angry man who maintains her dignity and strength through her relationships with her beloved sister and Shug ... Read full review

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User Review  - fefferbooks - LibraryThing

Aww, I'd love to give this book more stars. I really enjoyed the writing style, and I LOVED the characters. Even the awful ones, because none of them turned out to be one-dimensional in the end. Sign ... Read full review

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User Review  - Courtney.Francis - LibraryThing

I loved this book about a black girl, Celie and her life struggle with separation from her sister and how she is mistreated by first her father and then her husband and stepchildren. Always a good book to recommend. Read full review

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I love this book but the thing is why would someone give their child away to there father if she is going to be abused and rapped by him it is very very very sad. I have also watch the movie and to real i like the movie better but good JOB Alice Walker i love your work
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A classic from start to finish!

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I love this book!

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Dear God, Alice Walker broke the mold and set the bar on literary works. Kudos to you Ms. Walker.

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i had already seen the movie but reading the book was like "WOW" it actually went into detail more than the movie.

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its sad on some parts mmiiiiiiiiiiissssssssss ccceeeiiiillllleeeeeee

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