The Color Purple Book Review
It was later adapted into a film and musical of the same name.
The color purple book review. 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. Clarke grade level and audience in her award winning novel the color purple alice walker 1982 tells the story of celie a young black girl growing up in the reconstruction south of the united states. 1 the color purple by alice walker rationale by patrick m. 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.
With over a million copies sold in the uk alone it is hailed as one of the all time greats of literature inspiring generations of readers. Reviews from the 1983 national book awards. The color purple novel by alice walker published in 1982it won a pulitzer prize in 1983. The novel the color purple is about the main character celie and her sister nettie.
The color purple is a classic. I picked up my copy of alice walkers the color purple to jog my memory of it for this review. The original broadway production ran from 2005 to 2008. Some other characters are celie and netties stepfather celies husband and celies lover shug.
Discover releases reviews credits songs and more about deep purple the book of taliesyn at discogs. A pbs great american read top 100 pick 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. The color purple is a musical with a book by marsha norman and music and lyrics by brenda russell allee willis and stephen braybased on the 1982 novel of the same name by alice walker and its 1985 film adaptation the show follows the journey of celie an african american woman in the american south from the early to mid 20th century. This is the story of two sistersone a missionary in africa and the other a child wife living in the southwho sustain their loyalty to and trust in each other across time.
Set in the deep american south between the wars it is the tale of celie a young black girl born into poverty and segregation.
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