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Posessing the Secret of Joy is the story of Tahsi, an African tribal woman. Told in Tashi's voice and the voices of the people who knew and loved her, it is the shattering account of a young girl whose decision to go through the female initiation ceremony has terrible and tragic consequences. Alice Walker says about this book, 'When I finished The Color Purple and realised that Tashi, a minor character I had created in that book, had left Africa but taken her wound with her to America, I understood it was my duty as an ...

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Possessing the Secret of Joy 2011, Vintage Books

ISBN-13: 9780099224112

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Possessing the Secret of Joy 2008, New Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781595583642

Trade paperback

Possessing the Secret of Joy 2005, Washington Square Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671789459

Original edition

Trade paperback

Possessing the Secret of Joy 1996, Wheeler Publishing, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781568953519

Large type / large print

Hardcover

Possessing the Secret of Joy 1993, Pocket Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671789428

Mass-market paperback

Possessing the Secret of Joy 1993, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099268819

Open market edition

Mass-market paperback

Possessing the Secret of Joy 1992, Mariner Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151731527

Hardcover

Possessing the Secret of Joy 1992, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224035279

Hardcover

Possessing the Secret of Joy 1992, Simon & Schuster Audio, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671793067

Audiobook cassette