"The Color Purple has been read and reread by millions. Forget lilac, mauve and lavendar: this is the royal purple." The Times
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About the Author
Best-selling novelist ALICE WALKER is the author of five other novels, five collections of short stories, six collections of essays, seven volumes of poetry, including the most recent Hard Times Require Furious Dancing, and several children’s books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages.