245 pp. 8vo. "Winner of the National Book Award as well as the Pulitzer Prize, "The Color Purple" established Alice Walker as a major voice in modern fiction. Her unforgettable portrait of Celie and her friends, family, and lovers is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life. Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, "The Color Purple" is a classic of American literature. Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award for her novel The Color Purple, which was preceded by The Third Life of Grange Copeland and Meridian. Her other bestselling novels include By the Light of My Father's Smile, Possessing the Secret of Joy and The Temple of My Familiar. She is also the author of two collections of short stories, three collections of essays, five volumes of poetry and several children's books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Eatonton, Georgia, Walker now lives in Northern California."Keywords: CLASSICS FICTION LITERATURE ALICE WALKER COLOR PURPLE SIGNED FIRST EDITION PULITZER PRIZE First edition. Signed without inscription by Alice Walker on title page. Spine head & foot very slightly faded, otherwise no visible flaws; unusually sharp corners, square, tight binding, no external or internal markings. The best copy we have seen. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First Edition. Collectible; Like New/Fine. (Inventory #: 2196001)
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