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Alice Walker

Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania, Schoenberg Center.

Like Maya Angelou, Alice Walker entered the literary spotlight in 1970, when she published her first novel, Third Life of Grange Copeland. Her acclaim increased in literary circles over the next decade, but it was not until her novel Color Purple was published that she became a household name.

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