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The Color Purple
Nettie teaches her sister Celie to read and write after Celie is forced to leave school because she's pregnant with their father's child. In return, Celie protects Nettie from their father. But that's just the beginning of the story. Celie marries and it is then that she meets Blues singer Shug Avery. Shug is Celie's husband's lover who has come to stay while she recovers from sickness. Ironically, Shug Avery becomes Celie's second teacher by showing...

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