Morning Coffee Book Club @ The WMML
- Date: 10/18/2017 10:00 AM
- Location: Welwood Murray Memorial Library - Cornelia White Community Room
100 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, California 92262
Morning Coffee Book Club
Read on the Edge with the Morning Coffee Book Club. Join us for a discussion of The Color Purple by Alice Walker at 10:00 a.m. in the Cornelia White Community Room at the Welwood Murray Memorial Library.
The Morning Coffee Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at the Welwood Murray Memorial Library and is open to everyone. Members of the club read the selected book for the month, then join in lively discussions. Please click here to see a list of future selections for the Morning Coffee Book Club.
Refreshments are generously provided by Aspen Mills Bakery. Thank you, Aspen Mills!
October 18, 2017
The Color Purple by Alice Walker**
—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
—Winner of the National Book Award
Published to unprecedented acclaim, The Color Purple established Alice Walker as a major voice in modern fiction. This is the story of two sisters—one a missionary in Africa and the other a child wife living in the South—who sustain their loyalty to and trust in each other across time, distance, and silence. Beautifully imagined and deeply compassionate, this classic novel of American literature is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life.
Intense emotional impact . . . Indelibly affecting . . . Alice Walker is a lavishly gifted writer.—The New York Times Book Review
Places Walker in the company of Faulkner.—The Nation
Superb . . . A work to stand beside literature of any time and place.—San Francisco Chronicle
The Color Purple is an American novel of permanent importance.—Newsweek
Marvelous characters . . . A story of revelation . . . One of the great books of our time.—Essence
** —This book is also available as a Downloadable Audiobook and/or eBook from PSPL. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD