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Alice Walker

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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Celie is a poor black woman whose letters tell the story of 20 years of her life, beginning at age 14 when she is being abused and raped by her father and attempting to protect her sister from the same fate, and continuing over the course of her marriage to "Mister," a brutal man who terrorizes her. Celie eventually learns that her abusive husband has been keeping her sister's letters from her and the rage she feels, combined with an example of love and independence provided by her close friend Shug, pushes her finally toward an awakening of her creative and loving self.

Language:

English

Length:

7h 59m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

03:28


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

34:39


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:12


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

31:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

38:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

32:42


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

36:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

30:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

23:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

45:29


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

45:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

25:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

42:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

22:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:12