You are here

The Color Purple (Paperback)

    In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
    WORD Brooklyn
    1 on hand, as of Apr 21 10:30am
    (Fiction Paperback)
    3 on hand, as of Apr 21 10:30am
    (Fiction Paperback)


    Now a Broadway musical

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

    Winner of the National Book Award

    Published to unprecedented acclaim, The Color Purple established Alice Walker as a major voice in modern fiction. This is the story of two sisters--one a missionary in Africa and the other a child wife living in the South--who sustain their loyalty to and trust in each other across time, distance, and silence. Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this classic novel of American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life.

    "Intense emotional impact . . . Indelibly affecting . . . Alice Walker is a lavishly gifted writer." -- New York Times Book Review

    "Places Walker in the company of Faulkner." -- The Nation

    "Superb . . . A work to stand beside literature of any time and place." -- San Francisco Chronicle

    "A novel of permanent importance." -- Peter S. Prescott, Newsweek
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780156028356
    ISBN-10: 0156028352
    Publisher: Mariner Books
    Publication Date: May 12th, 2003
    Pages: 300
    Language: English