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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  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Compelling reading for the challenging subjects of child sexual abuse, desertion of children, genital mutilation, African American lives in the rural South, Africa after slavery, and more - Alice ... Read full review

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User Review  - CatEllington - LibraryThing

Tremendous /trəˈmendəs/ adjective • informal Extremely good or impressive; excellent. . . .If one could look up this Alice Walker Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of fiction in the Merriam-Webster ... Read full review

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User Review  - delphimo - LibraryThing

A moving story about the life of an African American living in pre-war South. Celie narrates the story of her life and all the hardships that encompass her. Alice Walker maintains the Southern flavor ... 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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its sad on some parts mmiiiiiiiiiiissssssssss ccceeeiiiillllleeeeeee

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