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Alice Walker

(b. 1944) American writer and critic

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Walker, Alice (b. 9 February 1944)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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(b. 9 February 1944),

writer. Alice Malsenior Walker was the youngest of eight children born to Willie

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1944– ), American novelist, poet, and short-story writer, born in Eatonton, Georgia, educated at Spelman College and Sarah Lawrence College. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Her volumes of poetry include Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems (1973). Walker won a Pulitzer Prize for her

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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Alice Malsenior Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia in 1944. She attended Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia for two

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Perhaps most familiar to the public as the American Book Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple,

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Evelyn C. White

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

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(b. 1944), African American writer. A childhood injury that left her blind in one eye would prove pivotal in shaping the life of Alice Walker, who rose from poverty in the ... More
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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Born the eighth child of a southern sharecropper and a part-time maid, Alice Walker has climbed the proverbial ladder of

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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(1944–), African American activist and novelist known for The Color Purple, which won a Pulitzer Prize in

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Trudier Harris

The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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(b. 1944), novelist, essayist, short fiction writer, children's book writer, biographer, lecturer, educator. Alice Walker is arguably the most significant black American woman ... More
Walker, Alice [Malsenior]

Walker, Alice [Malsenior]   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1944–),

Georgia-born author of fiction and poetry about African Americans. Her novels include The Third Life of Grange Copeland...

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Walker, Alice   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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Alice Walker, perhaps best known for her Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Color Purple (1982), has always been committed

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Black US novelist and poet whose writing explores racial and sexual politics as they affect African-American women. Born into a family of sharecroppers in Eatonton, Georgia, ... ... More

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