Author(s): Alice Walker
From the author of The Color Purple, a unique collection of essays about her life and her activism
Best known for The Color Purple, Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize-winner whose books have sold millions of copies in the UK alone. This collection of essays gives unique insight into her life and her passions 'As a fighter against social injustice Walker is inspirational; as a black woman struggling with divorce, motherhood and catboxes, she is engaging and empathetic' Daily Telegraph 'Alice Walker is an inspired preacher whose rhetoric of hope defies the harshness of reality...her delight in life, her exuberant love of anecdote and friendship shine through...she is uniquely herself, as a writer of moving and transforming stories' Observer 'She has a way with words, an ear for cadences and - thank goodness - a sense of humour' Miranda France, Scotsman
Alice Walker won the Pulitzer prize and the American Book Award for The Color Purple. She is the author of many bestselling novels, essays and collections of poetry including Meridian, By the Light of My Father's Smile and The Third Life of Grange Copeland.