Anything we love can be saved: a writer's activism

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Ballantine Books, Apr 7, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 225 pages
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thing We Love Can Be Saved, Alice Walker writes about her life as an activist, in a book rich in the belief that the world is saveable, if only we will act. Speaking from her heart on a wide range of topics--religion and the spirit, feminism and race, families and identity, politics and social change--Walker begins with a moving autobiographical essay in which she describes her own spiritual growth and roots in activism. She goes on to explore many important private and public issues: being a daughter and raising one, dreadlocks, banned books, civil rights, and gender communication. She writes about Zora Neale Hurston and Salman Rushdie and offers advice to Bill Clinton. Here is a wise woman's thoughts as she interacts with the world today, and an important portrait of an activist writer's life.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Like Walker's past collections, this one makes a stab at some of the themes of her fiction—nonpatriarchal religion, the true relationship of humans to the earth, racism, the oppression of women, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alisa - Goodreads

I think an essay by Alice Walker a day should be prescribed to everyone. There were certain passages that I wanted to copy and keep by my bedside--like her lyrical essay about religion. You should read this. Read full review


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