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Possessing the secret of joy

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After undergoing a brutal procedure of female genital mutilation in Africa, Tashi, a tribal African woman first glimpsed in The Color Purple, immigrates to the United States and, following her struggles to understand her past, eventually discovers the secret of joy.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Possessing the secret of joy.
New York : New Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)649942338
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 9781595583642 1595583645
OCLC Number: 226238790
Notes: Originally published: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt Brace, 1992.
Description: 286 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alice Walker.

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After undergoing a brutal procedure of female genital mutilation in Africa, Tashi, a tribal African woman first glimpsed in The Color Purple, immigrates to the United States and, following her struggles to understand her past, eventually discovers the secret of joy.
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"As compelling as . . . The Color Purple." -San Francisco Chronicle"Extraordinarily courageous and chilling . . . Walker's remarkable compassion rings on every page." -Cosmopolitan"Remarkable . . . Read more...

 
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