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THE COLOR PURPLE Easton Press by Alice Walker - First Edition; First Printing - 2000 - from Rare Book Cellar (SKU: 99573)

THE COLOR PURPLE Easton Press

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THE COLOR PURPLE Easton Press

by Alice Walker

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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

Synopsis

The Color Purple is an acclaimed epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker. Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, this collection of letters weaves an intricate mosaic of women joined by their love for each other, the men who abuse them, and the children they care for. In this, The Color Purple focuses on black female life in the American South during the 1930s, addressing the numerous issues including their exceedingly low position in American social culture. The novel received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award. Because of the explicit content, particularly in terms of violence, The Color Purple has been a frequent target of censors, appearing on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-1999.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
THE COLOR PURPLE Easton Press
Author
Alice Walker
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Easton Press
Place of Publication
Norwalk, Connecticut
Date published
2000

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