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Novel by Alice Walker, published in 1982. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1983. A feminist novel about an abused and uneducated black woman's struggle for empowerment, the novel was praised for the depth of its female characters and for its eloquent use of black English vernacular. --The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature--This text refers to theHardcoveredition.
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ISBN-10:  0156028352
ISBN-13:  978-0156028356
Author:  Alice Walker
Genre:  Literature & Fiction
Publisher:  Mariner Books
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review by . November 24, 2005
I had read and seen the movie of this book numbers of times. Alice Walker breathes life into a young, poor, and ugly girl named Celie. Celie is an amazing character because while she has suffered more than most humans will in a life time, before she was twenty years old, she is not a victim. She is simply living her life, as she would live it any other way. She is simple yet complex, a deep character in a world of confusion.   The background and world that the story is told in reveals …
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