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Alice Walker's Biography

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Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an African American author, born in Eatonton, Georgia, the United States. Her novel, The Color Purple won both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award.

She was also an editor for Ms. magazine. An article she published in 1975 was largely responsible for the renewal of interest in the work of Zora Neale Hurston.

Her works include

* Once (Poems)
* The Third Life of Grange Copeland
* In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women
* Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems
* Meridian
* Good Night, Willie Lee, I'll See You in the Morning
* You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories
* The Color Purple
* In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose
* Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful
* To Hell With Dying
* Living by the Word
* The Temple of My Familiar
* Finding the Green Stone
* Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems
* Possessing the Secret of Joy
* Warrior Marks
* The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult
* Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer's Activism
* By the Light of My Father's Smile
* The Way Forward Is With a Broken Heart

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