Walker, Alice: The Color Purple

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Alice Walker: THE COLOR PURPLE The author: Alice Walker was born on February 9, 1944 in a small town in Georgia, USA as the eighth child of a poor family. Her and her parents experiences with racism in the South of the USA deeply influenced Walker s writing. When she was eight, one of her brothers accidentally shot her in one eye, blinding her forever. Since she felt ashamed, she isolated herself from other people. In 1961 she received a scholarship for disabled students in Spelman College in Atlanta and became active in the African-American civil rights movement. Soon she went to Sarah Lawrence College in New York, where she graduated in 1965, and travelled as an exchange student to Uganda. At this time her short story To Hell with Dying and her first collection of poetry Once: Poems ...

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