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Alice Walker- Jordan J.

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Mr. Parke

on 2 March 2016

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Alice Walker- Jordan J.
Writing Career
Walker's first book of poetry was written while she was a Senoir at Sarah Lawerence. She took a brake on writing while working in Mississppi in the civil rights movement.
Alice Walker-Quotes
1.The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. 2.No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Early Life
Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American author activist. She was born in Putnam County, Georgia, the youngest of eight children. Living under Jim Crow Laws, Walker's parents resisted landlords who expected the children of black sharecroppers
Resuming her Pasion
She resumed her writing when she joined Ms.Magazine, a editor.
Awards and Honors
Ingram Merrill Foundation Fellowship (1967)
American Humanist Association (1997)
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1983) for "The Color Purple"
National Book Award for Fiction (1983) for "The Color Purple"
O. Henry
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