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The color purple won the american book award and the pulitzer prize in fiction in 1983 alice walker's novel is unique in its preoccupation with spiritual survival and with exploring the oppressions, insanities, loyalties, and triumphs of black women. Rate this book clear rating the color purple quotes (showing 1-30 of 194) alice walker, the color purple 155 likes like all my life i had to fight i had to fight my daddy. The color purple was written by feminist, alice walker and it was published in 1982 in 1983, the year after its first publication, it won a pulitzer prize in the fiction category the book describes the life of a young black woman in the early 1900's and her journey of self discovery.
'the color purple': book and movie alice walker's career as a writer took flight with the publication of her third novel, the color purple, in 1982 alice malsenior walker was born on february 9, 1944, in eatonton, georgia. Alice walker's the color purple (1982) with the color purple, which won both the american book award and the pulitzer prize 2 alice walker ha s tw o novel previou t the color purple: third life of grange copeland ( 1970. Alice walker's book the color purple, published in 1982, opened a gateway to an experience many woman faced but was ignored by the public, mainly consisting of the male population. The same river twice: honoring the difficult: a meditation on life, spirit, art and the making of the film, the color purple, ten years later by walker, alice and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. The color purple has 420,159 ratings and 10,341 reviews samadrita said: i give this book 5 stars to spite the myopic david gilmours and the vs naipaul.