Alice Walker


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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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The Color Purple

4.22 avg rating — 511,212 ratings — published 1982 — 207 editions
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Possessing the Secret of Joy

4.08 avg rating — 14,205 ratings — published 1992 — 29 editions
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The Temple of My Familiar

4.05 avg rating — 13,390 ratings — published 1989 — 15 editions
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In Search of Our Mothers' G...

4.25 avg rating — 7,099 ratings — published 1983 — 23 editions
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Meridian

3.73 avg rating — 5,145 ratings — published 1976 — 32 editions
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3.91 avg rating — 3,407 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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The Third Life Of Grange Co...

4.09 avg rating — 3,580 ratings — published 1970 — 25 editions
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By The Light Of My Father's...

3.87 avg rating — 2,936 ratings — published 1998 — 24 editions
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You Can't Keep a Good Woman...

4.01 avg rating — 2,777 ratings — published 1971 — 21 editions
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4.07 avg rating — 1,974 ratings — published 1973 — 19 editions
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“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
Alice Walker

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.”
Alice Walker

“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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April 2017 New School Classic Poll

 
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  24 votes, 7.2%

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, 288 pgs, 1989
 
  23 votes, 6.9%

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, 192, 1967
 
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  22 votes, 6.6%

One of Ours by Willa Cather, 343, 1922
 
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