Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker’s iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book. A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature,The Color Purple depicts the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia. Separated as girlssisters Celie and Nettie sustain their loyalty to and hope in each other across timedistance and silence. Through a series of letters spanning twenty yearsfirst from Celie to Godthen the sisters to each other despite the unknownthe novel draws readers into its rich and memorable portrayals of CelieNettieShug Avery and Sofia and their experience. The Color Purple broke the silence around domestic and sexual abusenarrating the lives of women through their pain and strugglecompanionship and growthresilience and bravery. Deeply compassionate and beautifully imaginedAlice Walker’s epic carries readers on a spirit-affirming journey towards redemption and love.
The Color Purple
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