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Alice Walker (b. 1944), one of the United States’ preeminent writers, is an award-winning author of novels, stories, essays, and poetry. In 1983, Walker became the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction with her novel The Color Purple, which also won the National Book Award. Her other novels include The Third Life of Grange Copeland, Meridian, The Temple of My Familiar, and Possessing the Secret of Joy. In her public life, Walker has worked to address problems of injustice, inequality, and poverty as an activist, teacher, and public intellectual.

Books By Alice Walker (22 Books)


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In Conversation with Alice Walker
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10 Alice Walker Quotes That Amaze and Inspire
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Revisiting The Color Purple: A Discussion with Alice Walker
Beyond The Color Purple: 9 Must-Read Alice Walker Books
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Alice Walker Tells Us How We Can Have Peace on Earth
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Gloria Steinem on The Color Purple
Alice Walker Tells Readers: "Don’t Despair"
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