Award winning fiction, Friendship stories, General fiction, Historical fiction, Movie and television tie-ins, Multi-cultural fiction
The story of two sisters in the harsh segregated world of the Deep South in the early twentieth century. Celie has been raped by the man she calls father; her two children are taken away from her; her beloved, younger… sister, Nettie, has run away. Celie has no one to talk to but God. Then she meets Shug and discovers not the pain of rivalry but the love and support of women. Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Descriptions of sex and strong language. 1986, c1982.