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San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976. First Edition, Fifth Printing. A strong believer in the inherent power of women, Walker depicts her title character as an innately tough and resolute person, though not one without problems. Written at a time when many young African-Americans were rethinking the practice of nonviolence and civil disobedience that had characterized the early years of the Civil Rights movement. A critique of the Civil Rights Movement of the time, suggesting the movement never addressed the suffering of women but perpetuated destructive and often chauvinistic values. Hardcover with dust jacket. 228 pages.

8vo., 228pp.; VG/VG-; spine black with white label and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$18.95'; mild wear to dust jacket, primarily to corners, head an tail of spine, and upper edges; interior clean; SIGNED flat on ffep by Alice Walker; shelved case 8.

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