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The color purple

As a young, black woman living in 1930s Georgia, Celie faces constant violence and oppression. She survives the brutality of incest before being married off to "Mr.," who routinely abuses her both physically and emotionally. Eventually, Celie develops a deep bond with her husband's mistress Shug, and it is through this relationship that she understands she is a woman capable of being loved and respected.

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  • "Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal man who terrorizes her. Celie eventually learns that her abusive husband has been keeping her sister's letters from her and the rage she feels, combined with an example of love and independence provided by her close friend Shug, pushes her finally toward an awakening of her creative and loving self."
  • "Set in the period between the World Wars, this novel concerns two sisters, Celie and Nettie. Celie has been raped by the man she believes to be her father, robbed of her children and married to a man she hates. Nettie escapes the South and goes to Africa with a missionary who unknowingly has adopted Celie's children. The story is told through the sisters' letters."
  • "[This book] is the story of two sisters - one a missionary to Africa and the other a child wife living in the South - who remain loyal to one another across time, distance, and silence.-Back cover."
  • "Set in the period between the world wars, this novel tells of two sisters, their trials, and their survival."
  • "As a young, black woman living in 1930s Georgia, Celie faces constant violence and oppression. She survives the brutality of incest before being married off to "Mr.," who routinely abuses her both physically and emotionally. Eventually, Celie develops a deep bond with her husband's mistress Shug, and it is through this relationship that she understands she is a woman capable of being loved and respected."@en
  • "As a young, black woman living in 1930s Georgia, Celie faces constant violence and oppression. She survives the brutality of incest before being married off to "Mr.," who routinely abuses her both physically and emotionally. Eventually, Celie develops a deep bond with her husband's mistress Shug, and it is through this relationship that she understands she is a woman capable of being loved and respected."

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  • "Audiobooks"
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  • "Downloadable audio books"@en
  • "Audiobooks, Fiction"
  • "General"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Epistolary fiction"@en
  • "Epistolary fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en

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  • "The color purple"
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