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Walker, Alice

Summary: "Alice Walker, author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple--"an American novel of permanent importance" (San Francisco Chronicle)--crafts a bilingual collection that is both playfully imaginative and intensely moving. Presented in both English and Spanish, Alice Walker shares a timely collection of nearly seventy works of passionate and powerful poetry that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 37 Ink / Atria Books 2018

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Walker, Alice

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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Walker, Alice

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Summary: Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this is the story of two sisters--one a missionary in Africa and the other a child wife living in the South--who sustain their loyalty to and trust in each other across time, distance, and silence. This classic novel of American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2003

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Walker, Alice

Summary: There is a road At the bottom Of my Foot Walking me. In a beautifully poetic and gently provocative text, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker invites readers young and old to see the world -- and our place in it -- through new eyes. Glowing colors and radiant images accompany this joyous celebration of the connections and interconnections between self, Nature, and creativity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2006

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Walker, Alice

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988

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Walker, Alice

Summary: The acclaimed author of The Color Purple presents a provocative story of a young tribal African woman who lives most of her adult life in America. Tashi submits toher people's custom of genital mutilation. Severely traumatize d by the experience, she spends the rest of her life battling madness, trying to regain the ability to recognize her own reality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1992

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Walker, Alice

Summary: "The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart begins with a lyrical, autobiographical story of a marriage set in the violent and volatile Deep South during the early years of the civil rights movement. Walker goes on to imagine stories that grew out of the life following that marriage - a life, she writes, that was "marked by deep sea-changes and transitions." These provocative stories showcase...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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Walker, Alice

Contents: Nineteen fifty-five -- How did I get away with killing one of the biggest lawyers in the state? It was easy -- Elethia -- The lover -- Petunias - - Coming apart -- Fame -- The abortion -- Porn -- Advancing luna--and Ida B. Wells -- Laurel -- A letter of the times, or, Should this sado-masochism be saved? -- A sudden trip home in the spring -- Source.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1982

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Walker, Alice

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

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Walker, Alice

Summary: A novel on two black sisters whose father forbids teen sex and when one engages in it gives her a hiding. The novel explores "the ways in which a woman's denied sexuality leads to the loss of the much-prized and necessary original self." By the author of The Color Purple.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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Walker, Alice

Summary: Recounts the author's experiences caring for a flock of chickens on a farm north of San Francisco, documenting her personal discovery, political commitment, and the joys of relating to animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALKER, ALICE WAL

Walker, Alice

Summary: Walker brings a woman's wisdom to bear on love, life's unavoidable tragedies, blacks' struggle for equality and justice, and a world committing eco-suicide.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1991

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Walker, Alice

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1984

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Walker, Alice

Summary: A well-published, numerous-times-divorced woman leaves her lover to embark on a personal journey that begins on the Colorado River and traverses through her past and into her future, while her lover begins his own parallel voyage. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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Walker, Alice

Summary: A book of spiritual ruminations with a progressive political edge, from the Pulitzer Prize-winner who has devoted her life to befriending the earth. Walker has long been a force for sanity in a chaotic world. Here she draws on her deep spiritual grounding, her political conviction and experience, and her literary gifts to offer a series of meditations filled with wisdom, hope, encouragement,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2006

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Summary: A series of conversations between writer Alice Walker and other literary and cultural figures, including Gloria Steinem, Howard Zinn, Pema Chodron, and Claudia Tate; arranged chronologically from 1973 through 2009.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2010

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Summary: The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Summary: What were Alice Walker's motivations in writing "Everyday Use"? In this program, the author discusses her short story with her official biographer, Evelyn C. White. Over the course of the interview, Walker talks about the autobiographical aspects of the story, the significance of quilting to African-American women, the perception of class differences, and the important life lessons she wished...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Maggie sees the old family quilt-an heirloom already promised to her-as something with practical utility as well as tradition. Her educated, social activist sister wants to hang it on the wall as folk art. With whom will their mother side? A study in class differences and the reclamation of Black history, Alice Walker's short story "Everyday Use" is beautifully realized in this dramatization.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SNA

Hurston, Zora Neale

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Summary: In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston went to Plateau, Alabama, just outside Mobile, to interview eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis. Of the millions of men, women, and children transported from Africa to America as slaves, Cudjo was then the only person alive to tell the story of this integral part of the nation's history. Hurston was there to record Cudjo's firsthand account of the raid that led to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEWIS, CUDJO HUR

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Stone, Dan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: National Endowment for the Arts 2006

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: CD 813 STO

Summary: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DIS

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Discovery 2019

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