For the Millions of Readers who loved The Color Purple, Alice Walker's award-winning novel, Meridian is a poignant and powerful story of the American South in the 1960s and of one woman who risks her life for the people she loves. Meridian Hill, a courageous young activist, creates peace and understanding by dedicating herself heart and soul to her civil rights work, touching the lives of all those she meets even when her health begins to deteriorate. With the old rules of Southern society collapsing around her, Meridian fights a lonely battle to reaffirm her own humanity -- and that of all her people. Book jacket.
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Review: MeridianUser Review - Diane Mueller - Goodreads
Another book for my English class. I wasn't looking forward to reading this as I did not enjoy The Color Purple. I was pleasantly surprised as I followed the story of Meridian and her fight for civil rights. Read full review
Review: MeridianUser Review - Gail - Goodreads
this book was written in 1976 and it shows. not only that, but it didn't age well. Dated, demeaning, even racist. Actually, I'm wondering why i gave it a 2. Read full review