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The Resource The color purple, Alice Walker

The color purple, Alice Walker

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Alice Walker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Color Purple is the story of two sisters -- one a missionary to Africa and the other a child wife living in the South -- who remain loyal to one another across time, distance, and silence. Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this classic American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life.--Cover
Summary
The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1983.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060818
Cataloging source
IEF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Alice
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
C6 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Adult child sexual abuse victims
  • Southern States
  • Abused wives
  • Sisters
Target audience
adult
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20660502
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780151191543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65173552
  • (OCoLC)65173552
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20660502
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780151191543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65173552
  • (OCoLC)65173552

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