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Alice Walker Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Walker's Book Reviews

The Color Purple
The transformation of a woman's life from serial tragedy, illiteracy and abuse to transformation, rebirth and joy. THE COLOR PURPLE The Color Purple, both a novel and a movie, takes place in the 1930's in rural Georgia, a most oppressive time and place for African Americans. The story opens with our protagonist, Celie, a teenage African American girl, whose mother has just died and whose father ceaselessly beats and rapes her. Celie has had two ba...