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The cushion in the road : meditation and wandering as the whole world awakens to being in harm's way —Walker, Alice, 1944-

Essays revisiting themes the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist, and activist has addressed throughout her career, exploring her conflicting impulses to retreat into inner contemplation and to remain deeply ...

The color purple

The story of Celie, a poor black woman from the South, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband.

The color purple —Walker, Alice, 1944-

This book tells the story of Celie. Raped by the man she calls father, her two children taken from her and forced into an ugly marriage, she pours out her feelings in letters to God, but has no one to talk to, until she ...

Fierce light when spirit meets action

Illuminates what can be accomplished when people give their all to help others. Features individuals who have started a global movement of spiritual activism.

There is a flower at the tip of my nose smelling me —Walker, Alice, 1944-

A little girl celebrates the beauty of the world and her connection to it through a series of short verses that praise the senses.

Barracoon : the story of the last "black cargo" —Hurston, Zora Neale, author.
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In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was...

Selected shorts. American classics a celebration of the short story
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A collection of eight short stories by well-known American authors.

Taking the arrow out of the heart : poems —Walker, Alice, 1944- author.

"Alice Walker, author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning The color purple, crafts a bilingual collection that is both playfully imaginative and intensely moving. Presented in both English and Spanish, ...

Why war is never a good idea —Walker, Alice, 1944-

Simple, rhythmic text explores the wanton destructiveness of War, which has grown old but not wise, as it demolishes nice people and beautiful things with no consideration for the consequences.

Now is the time to open your heart : a novel —Walker, Alice, 1944-

A well-published, numerous-times-divorced woman leaves her lover to embark on a personal journey that begins on the Colorado River and traverses through her past and into her future, while her lover begins his own parall...

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