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The Resource The color purple, Alice Walker

The color purple, Alice Walker

Label
The color purple
Title
The color purple
Statement of responsibility
Alice Walker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of two African-American sisters: Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a child-wife living in the South, in the medium of their letters to each other and in Celie's case, the desperate letters she begins, "Dear God."
Summary
The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1983.
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1983.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
  • National Book Award, 1983
  • Pulitzer Prize, 1983
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
060818
Cataloging source
BKX
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
670
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
C6 1992
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20660502
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780151191543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65173552
  • (OCoLC)65173552
Label
The color purple, Alice Walker
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20660502
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780151191543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65173552
  • (OCoLC)65173552

Library Locations

    • Adams Public Library - DecaturBorrow it
      128 S. 3rd St., Decatur, IN, 46733, US
      40.829571 -84.925321
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