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Toni Morrison

Novelist (February 18, 1931 - August 05, 2019)
Nationality: American
One of the most awarded writers in contemporary American fiction and one of the most recognizable African-American voices in literature, Toni Morrison gained prominence with her complex portrayals of race and identity and her deeply nuanced characters.
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In her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple, Alice Walker weaves together the effects of racism, sexism, and poverty on the lives of three black women in early 20th century America. It was turned into a movie directed by Steven Spielberg.

Works by Walker, Alice (American novelist)

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