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About the Author

ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.

Praise For…

“As a sequel to The Color Purple, The Temple of My Familiar is a major achievement.” — Chicago Tribune

“Walker holds a rare place in the history of African-American women writers . . . The Temple of My Familiar is brilliant.” — Essence

“Alice Walker has written beautifully about dreams, the power of stories—and about the remarkable strength of our own histories.” — Washington Post Book World

“Lush . . . Powerful . . . Ms. Walker has taken the character's lives . . . and woven them skillfully into a work of art as beautiful and unforgettable as one of her character's peacock capes.” — Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Temple of My Familiar is a bold work by a writer of staggering talent.” — Newsday

“A rich tapestry of human emotion woven with poetry and passion . . . for the sheer beauty of the written word, this novel is superior.” — San Diego Union-Tribune

“Brilliant . . . Part novel, part visionary history, part revolutionary tract, this book will by turns delight, shock, frustrate, and inspire Walker's fans.” — USA Today

“Moving . . . a celebration of ordinary life and of everyday emotions.” — Los Angeles Times

“A mesmerizing tapestry of human experience and emotion . . . readers will cheer.” — San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle

“Alice Walker is a lavishly gifted writer.” — New York Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780547480008
ISBN-10: 0547480008
Publisher: Amistad
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2010
Pages: 432
Language: English