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Alice Walker - Books by the African American author and activist.

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Color Purple by Alice Walker
    The Color Purple - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781474607254 | ISBN 10: 147460725x

    The classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name.  Set in the deep American South between the wars, The Color Purple is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped rep ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm
    The Cushion in the Road: Meditation and Wandering as the Whole World Awakens to Being in Harm's Way - by Alice Walker

    £15.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781595589866 | ISBN 10: 1595589864

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple, stunning new meditations on the intersections of spirituality and politics. "A lavishly gifted writer."(The New York Times) In her newest collection of wide-ranging meditations on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness into Flowers (New Poems) by Alice Walker
    The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness into Flowers (New Poems) - by Alice Walker

    £13.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781595589873 | ISBN 10: 1595589872

    A dazzling collection of new poems from the Pulitzer Prize winner. "This tireless activist has freed her mischievous, sensual, and spiritual poetic self to write of nature, love, friendship, courage, and generosity with playful and crooning lyrici ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hard Times Require Furious Dancing by Alice Walker
    Hard Times Require Furious Dancing - by Alice Walker

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781608681884 | ISBN 10: 1608681882

    "Though we have encountered our share of grief and troubles on this earth, we can still hold the line of beauty, form, and beat. No small accomplishment in a world as challenging as this one."(from the preface) I was born to grow, / alongside ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir by Alice Walker
    The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir - by Alice Walker

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780220062 | ISBN 10: 1780220065

    When Alice Walker grew up in the deep south of America, her family always kept chickens - for meat and for eggs - and her job was to chase down the Sunday dinner! In later life, when she settled in Mexico and was growing her own food, she realised ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Overcoming Speechlessness by Alice Walker
    Overcoming Speechlessness - by Alice Walker

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781583229170 | ISBN 10: 1583229175

    In 2006, Alice Walker, working with Women for Women International, visited Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali. Invited by Code Pink, an antiwar group working to end the Iraq War, Walker traveled to Palesti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Collected Poems: Her Blue Body Everything We Know : Earthling Poems 1965-1990 by Alice Walker
    Collected Poems: Her Blue Body Everything We Know : Earthling Poems 1965-1990 - by Alice Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819616 | ISBN 10: 0753819619

    The collected poems of the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Color Purple.  ' I am the woman offering two flowers whose roots are twin. Justice and Hope Hope and Justice Let us begin'  Alice Walker has been writin ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Search of Our Mother
    In Search of Our Mother's Gardens - by Alice Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819609 | ISBN 10: 0753819600

    The first collection of Alice Walker's non-fiction spanning fifteen years in the career of this remarkable writer.  This collection of essays is a celebration of the legacy of creativity - especially the rich vein of women's stories and spiritu ... more

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  • Cover image of book By the Light of My Father
    By the Light of My Father's Smile - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819517 | ISBN 10: 0753819511

    A family goes to the remote sierras of Mexico - the writer-to-be Susannah; her sister Magdalena; their father and mother. There, amid a people called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them for ever.  This is also the story of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker
    Now is the Time to Open Your Heart - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819579 | ISBN 10: 0753819570

    Kate has always been a wanderer. A well-piblished author, married several times, she has lived a life full of adventure. But now it is time for her to explore new territory.  She leaves her lover Yolo and embarks on a mesmerising journey down th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Possessing the Secret of Joy by Alice Walker
    Possessing the Secret of Joy - by Alice Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780099224112 | ISBN 10: 0099224119

    When Alice Walker finshed writing The Color Purple she realised that she needed to tell the story of Tashi, a minor character, who had "left Africa but had taken her wound with her to America".  This is Tashi's story, told in her words and the v ... more

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