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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Average rating: 4.13 · 414,838 ratings · 9,859 reviews · 69 distinct works · Similar authors
The Color Purple

4.15 avg rating — 356,953 ratings — published 1982 — 129 editions
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The Temple of My Familiar

4.03 avg rating — 11,329 ratings — published 1989 — 30 editions
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Possessing the Secret of Joy

4.05 avg rating — 11,233 ratings — published 1992 — 25 editions
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In Search of Our Mothers' G...

4.20 avg rating — 5,176 ratings — published 1983 — 17 editions
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Meridian

3.67 avg rating — 3,614 ratings — published 1976 — 25 editions
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Third Life Of Grange Copeland

4.01 avg rating — 2,247 ratings — published 1970 — 20 editions
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By The Light Of My Father's...

3.83 avg rating — 2,270 ratings — published 1998 — 21 editions
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Everyday Use

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3.85 avg rating — 2,014 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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You Can't Keep a Good Woman...

3.99 avg rating — 1,869 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.”
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