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Author photo. Photographed at BookPeople in Austin, Texas by Frank Arnold

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Alice Walker (1)

This page covers the author of The Color Purple.

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31,098 (44,237)652491 (4.02)150
The Color Purple 16,542 copies, 304 reviews
The Temple of My Familiar 2,192 copies, 21 reviews
Possessing the Secret of Joy 1,979 copies, 32 reviews
Meridian 1,139 copies, 11 reviews
You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down 745 copies, 6 reviews
By the Light of My Father's Smile 661 copies, 9 reviews
The Third Life of Grange Copeland 643 copies, 6 reviews
The Color Purple [1985 film] (Novel) 219 copies, 4 reviews
Revolutionary Petunias 180 copies, 1 review
Why War Is Never a Good Idea 165 copies, 26 reviews
Once: Poems 137 copies, 2 reviews
The Chicken Chronicles: A Memoir 111 copies, 4 reviews
To Hell with Dying 109 copies, 4 reviews
Langston Hughes: American Poet 95 copies, 15 reviews
Finding the Green Stone 78 copies, 2 reviews
Everyday Use 60 copies
The Complete Stories 48 copies, 1 review
Collected Poems 13 copies
Gardening the Soul 5 copies, 1 review
Omnibus 2 copies
Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" (Foreword) 972 copies, 46 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 814 copies, 6 reviews
Best American essays of the century (Contributor) 657 copies, 4 reviews
Cane [Norton Critical Edition, 2nd ed.] (Contributor) 424 copies, 6 reviews
Points of View: Revised Edition (Contributor) 361 copies, 6 reviews
Women and Fiction: Short Stories By and About Women (Contributor) 334 copies, 6 reviews
But Some of Us Are Brave (Contributor) 301 copies, 1 review
The Portable Sixties Reader (Contributor) 283 copies, 2 reviews
The Black Woman: An Anthology (Contributor) 178 copies, 1 review
We Are the Stories We Tell (Contributor) 176 copies
Eight Modern Essayists (some editions) 163 copies, 2 reviews
Erotique Noire/Black Erotica (Contributor) 140 copies, 1 review
The Signet Classic Book of Southern Short Stories (Contributor) 105 copies, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (Contributor) 102 copies
A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer (Contributor) 98 copies, 1 review
Poems from the Women's Movement (Contributor) 96 copies
American Short Stories (Contributor, some editions) 72 copies
Black Women Writers at Work (Contributor) 57 copies, 1 review
The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine (Foreword, some editions) 52 copies, 3 reviews
The Audre Lorde Compendium: Essays, Speeches, and Journals (Introduction, some editions) 23 copies
Wild Women (Contributor) 21 copies, 1 review
The Other Woman: Stories of Two Women and a Man (Contributor) 16 copies, 2 reviews
Amerika, Amerika bloemlezing (Contributor) 8 copies
Bittersweet (Contributor) 7 copies
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