The color purple [electronic resource] / Alice Walker.
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- ISBN: 9781440754418
- ISBN: 1440754411
- Physical Description: 1 sound media player (8 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
- Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio ; , p2010.
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Previously released by Recorded Books, LLC, p2010.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated media audio player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Narrated by the author.
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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