Alice Walker On The Inspiration For Her Novel The Color Purple

Alice Walker is a writer best known for her 1982 book The Color Purple, which was the recipient of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The book was later adapted into a film of the same name by Steven Spielberg and went on to become a musical as well. In this video, Walker talks about how the inspiration for this novel came from a desire to connect with her ancestors.

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