The temple of my familiar: The Color Purple Series, Book 2

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Filled with the author's unique combination of magic and reality, this book is a sweeping yet intimate novel about people who are tormented by the world's contradictions--black vs. white, man vs. woman, sexual freedom vs. sexual slavery, and past vs. present.
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In Walker's follow-up to The Color Purple, webs of characters are drawn toward critical confrontations with history
In The Temple of My Familiar, Celie and Shug from The Color Purple subtly shadow the lives of dozens of characters, all dealing in some way with the legacy of the African experience in America. From recent African immigrants, to a woman who grew up in the mixed-race rainforest communities of South America, to Celie's own granddaughter living in modern-day San Francisco, all must come to understand the brutal stories of their ancestors to come to terms with their own troubled lives.
As Walker follows these astonishing characters, she weaves a new mythology from old fables and history, a profoundly spiritual explanation for centuries of shared African-American experience.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

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series The Color Purple
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title_full The Temple of My Familiar The Color Purple Series, Book 2, The temple of my familiar / Alice Walker
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title_sub The Color Purple Series, Book 2
topic_facet African American Fiction, African Americans, Fiction