Walker, Alice Meridian

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Meridian

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The second novel written by Alice Walker, preceding THE COLOUR PURPLE is a heartfelt and moving story about one woman's personal revolution as she joins the Civil Rights Movement.

Set in the American South in the 1960s it follows Meridian Hill, a courageous young woman who dedicates herself heart and soul to her civil rights work, touching the lives of those around her even as her own health begins to deteriorate. Hers is a lonely battle, but it is one she will not abandon, whatever the costs.

This is classic Alice Walker, beautifully written, intense and passionate.

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Meridian Hill has been pregnant, married and separated all by the time she is 17. After seeing the violence against young Civil Rights workers, on the news, she decides to leave her child behind and head for the Deep South and become involved in her peoples struggle for rights.

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An immeasurably fine study of human dignity -- Cosmopolitan

Get a copy and read. Since the end of World War 2 I have not read a novel superior to this -- C L R James

Strong and passionately visionary -- TLS

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