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...