The Color Purple, by Alice Walker (1982), with Dr. Vivian Lynch

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February 28, 2013


Manhasset Public Library


Teen, Adult


Event description: For Black History Month, Dr. Lynch will discuss Walker's novel about Celie, a poor, Southern black woman who writes letters to God over 20 years of her life. Raped by her father, married to the abusive Mister, Celie eventually engages with a number of other black women. For her ingenious and ground-breaking work, Walker won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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