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Same River Twice Honoring the Difficult

Walker, Alice

Edité par Scribner, 1996
ISBN 10: 0684814196 / ISBN 13: 9780684814193
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Titre : Same River Twice Honoring the Difficult

Éditeur : Scribner

Date d'édition : 1996

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Very Good+

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : 2nd Printing

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Second printing; BK lightly bumped at spine; DJ has not tears; internally clean an tight; INSCRIBED and SIGNEDby author. N° de réf. du libraire WS02694

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Synopsis : The Same River Twice is an exciting collection of work based on Alice Walker's groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple. It includes the never-used screenplay Walker wrote, never-before-seen diary entries and letters, as well as new writings by the author on such topics as art, motherhood, illness, and relationships. Walker also discusses, for the first time, her work with Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Oprah Winkey, and Whoopi Goldberg on the film based on her book. As it explores the controversy surrounding the movie and the impact of loss, illness, and fame on Walker -- The Same River Twice illuminates Walker as woman, healer, and artist.

Critique: Alice Walker, a writer who had generally shunned public life, reached a period of great achievement in the early 1980s. Her novel, The Color Purple, was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award. But when Steven Spielberg made a film of the novel, intense controversy erupted. In this provocative and thoughtful collection of essays, Walker takes, as she puts it, a "lingering look backward at a dangerous crossroad in one's life." How does a serious writer engage popular culture? What are the costs? What are the joys? The eloquent Ms. Walker offers insights.

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