Alice Walker





Alice Walker


Born
in Eatonton, Georgia, The United States
February 09, 1944

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Howard Zinn, Zora Neale Hurston


Alice Walker, one of the United States’ preeminent writers, is an award-winning author of novels, stories, essays, and poetry. In 1983, Walker became the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction with her novel The Color Purple, which also won the National Book Award. Her other books include The Third Life of Grange Copeland, Meridian, The Temple of My Familiar, and Possessing the Secret of Joy. In her public life, Walker has worked to address problems of injustice, inequality, and poverty as an activist, teacher, and public intellectual.

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September 2016 I spent all day last Saturday from ten o’clock in the morning to after ten o’clock at night (with a break for lunch, stretches, walks and a nap in my car) listening to a presentation by David Icke who is traveling the planet with his Phantom Self, World Wake Up Tour. He read more »
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Average rating: 4.14 · 434,970 ratings · 10,935 reviews · 145 distinct works · Similar authors
The Color Purple

4.16 avg rating — 380,963 ratings — published 1982 — 143 editions
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Possessing the Secret of Joy

4.05 avg rating — 11,768 ratings — published 1992 — 25 editions
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The Temple of My Familiar

4.04 avg rating — 11,783 ratings — published 1989 — 30 editions
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In Search of Our Mothers' G...

4.21 avg rating — 5,437 ratings — published 1983 — 18 editions
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Meridian

3.67 avg rating — 3,834 ratings — published 1976 — 25 editions
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Third Life Of Grange Copeland

4.01 avg rating — 2,481 ratings — published 1970 — 20 editions
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Everyday Use

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3.87 avg rating — 2,265 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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By The Light Of My Father's...

3.83 avg rating — 2,393 ratings — published 1998 — 22 editions
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You Can't Keep a Good Woman...

3.99 avg rating — 2,096 ratings — published 1971 — 17 editions
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Now Is the Time to Open You...

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“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
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“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.”
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“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.”
Alice Walker, The Color Purple

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