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Virtual Meeting – Robbins Library QBG Reads… The Color Purple
April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This month QBG reads the Pulitzer Prize winning classic novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Copies of the book are available instantly at no charge to you on Hoopla with your library card! We’ll be meeting via Zoom – email Rob at firstname.lastname@example.org before April 29th @ 7pm for the Zoom link & with any questions!
“A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature, The Color Purple depicts the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia. Separated as girls, sisters Celie and Nettie sustain their loyalty to and hope in each other across time, distance and silence. Through a series of letters spanning twenty years, first from Celie to God, then the sisters to each other despite the unknown, the novel draws readers into its rich and memorable portrayals of Celie, Nettie, Shug Avery and Sofia and their experience. The Color Purple broke the silence around domestic and sexual abuse, narrating the lives of women through their pain and struggle, companionship and growth, resilience and bravery. Deeply compassionate and beautifully imagined, Alice Walker’s epic carries readers on a spirit-affirming journey towards redemption and love.”