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The Temple of My Familiar

In Walker?s follow-up to In The Temple of My Familiar As Walker follows these astonishing characters, she weaves a new mythology from old fables and history, a profoundly spiritual explanation for centuries of shared African-American experience. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author?s personal collection.

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  • "In a story that moves through America, England, and Africa, men, women, and animals share a spiritual world and learn the intricacies of their connecting lives."
  • "In Walker?s follow-up to In The Temple of My Familiar As Walker follows these astonishing characters, she weaves a new mythology from old fables and history, a profoundly spiritual explanation for centuries of shared African-American experience. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author?s personal collection."@en
  • "Levensgeschiedenis van verschillende zwarte mensen die zich nauw met elkaar verbonden weten door hun verleden dat zich uitstrekt over Afrika en Zuid-Amerika."
  • "A visionary cast of characters weaves together past and present in an intricate tapestry of tales. The resulting fabric tells the story of the dispossessed and displaced, of peoples whose history is ancient and whose future is unforeseen."
  • "In Walker's follow-up to The Color Purple, webs of characters are drawn toward critical confrontations with history In The Temple of My Familiar, Celie and Shug from The Color Purple subtly shadow the lives of dozens of characters, all dealing in some way with the legacy of the African experience in America. From recent African immigrants, to a woman who grew up in the mixed-race rainforest communities of South America, to Celie's own granddaughter living in modern-day San Francisco, all must come to understand the brutal stories of their ancestors to come to terms with their own troubled lives. As Walker follows these astonishing characters, she weaves a new mythology from old fables and history, a profoundly spiritual explanation for centuries of shared African-American experience.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author's personal collection."@en
  • "Three couples, two in crisis, talk about themselves and reconstruct the missing pieces of the past and in the end, they deeply affect one another. Transcending the conventions of time and place, Walker's novel moves from contemporary America, England, and Africa to unfamiliar primal worlds, where women, men, and animals socialize in surprising ways. The author of The Color Purple has created a mesmerizing novel of vision and spirit."@en
  • "Returning frequently to Suwelo's visits to Mr. Hal and his stories about Fanny, this tale transcends time and examines such contradictions as black vs. white, man vs. woman, sexual freedom vs. sexual slavery, past vs. present, etc."
  • "Returning frequently to Suwelo's visits to Mr. Hal and his stories about Fanny, this tale transcends time and examines such contradictions as black vs. white, man vs. woman, sexual freedom vs. sexual slavery, past vs. present, etc."@en

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Experimental fiction"

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  • "The Temple of My Familiar"@en
  • "The temple of my familiar"
  • "The temple of my familiar"@en
  • "The Temple of my familiar"

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