Living by the word: Essays

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In meditative and passionate prose, these provocative essays explore feminist, environmental, and political issues and shed new light on racial debates, including the controversy surrounding Walker's bestseller, The Color Purple.
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In Walker's second collection of essays, the author helps readers understand her ambitions as an artist, citizen of the world, and spiritual seeker  In a follow-up to her collection of essays, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens, Walker takes a look at a vast range of issues both personal and global, from her experience with the filming of The Color Purple, to the history of African-American narrative traditions, to global threats of pollution and nuclear war. Walker travels broadly and maintains an eye for detail, resulting in a captivating journey of conscience by one of the most distinctive political and artistic voices in America. Readers will find inspiration and insights in even the briefest entries of this enthralling anthology.  This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

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title_display Living by the word : selected writings, 1973-1987
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