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The Color Purple

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"Dear God: I am fourteen years old. I have always been a good girl. Maybe you can give me a sign letting me know what is happening to me." So begins ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
LaToya

GREATEST BOOK OF ALL TIMES

by LaToya on Feb 17, 2011

This is the first book I read as a young girl. It illustrates the beauty of the human spirit. It shows that no matter how destitute your life may be, there is always hope!! REAL PAGE TURNER...

Jane

This is probably Walker's best novel

by Jane on Oct 14, 2010

The Color Purple is as fluid and lively today as it was when published. And it remains important in the issues it covers, such as relationships among African-American men and women and the sisterhood among women who share and care about each other. It can be read quickly because the language, while re-creating that of uneducated people, is well done and highly readable.

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BugEyeMidnight
by BugEyeMidnight on Sep 6, 2009

It's not what I'd call a happy book; it can be tough to take. It's also fantastic and should be read.

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