Alice Walker

A Life

Evelyn C. White (Author)


"The rich, complex story White tells . . . is never less than fascinating." —New York Times Book Review

Alice Walker's life is remarkable not only because she was the first black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in fiction (the book that won her that award, The Color Purple, has been translated into nearly thirty languages and made into an Academy Award–nominated film), but also because these accomplishments are merely highlights of a luminous and varied career made from inauspicious beginnings in rural Georgia. Drawing on extensive interviews and exhaustive research, Evelyn C. White brings this life to light.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • November 2005
  • ISBN 978-0-393-32826-4
  • 6.1 × 9.2 in / 496 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

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