Alice Walker "The Color Purple" Leather Bound Collector's Edition

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Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. Great Books of the 20th Century.

The Color Purple is a 1982 epistolary novel by American author Alice Walker which won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction. It was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name. Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story focuses on the life of African-American women in the Southern United States in the 1930s, addressing numerous issues including their exceedingly low position in American social culture. The novel has been the frequent target of censors and appears on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2000–2009 at number seventeen because of the sometimes explicit content, particularly in terms of violence. In 2003 the book was listed on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's "best-loved novels."

  • Illustrated by Dan Brown and Brad Teare
  • Includes the original collector's notes
  • Features

    Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

    * Premium Leather
    * Silk Moire Endleaves
    * Distinctive Cover Design
    * Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
    * Satin Ribbon Page Marker
    * Gilded Page Edges
    * Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
    * Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
    * Beautiful Illustrations

    About The Author

    Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote Meridian and The Third Life of Grange Copeland among other works.
    VERY FINE GUARANTEED. A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed.
    Publisher:
    Easton Press
    Edition:
    Limited Edition - Great Books of the 20th Century
    Binding:
    Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
    Illustrator:
    Dan Browne and Brad Teare
    Dimensions:
    9.25" x 6.25" x 1.25"