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Possessing the Secret of Joy

Alice Walker


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/6/2008)
Mass Market Paperback (6/1/1993)
Paperback (1/1/1997)


A provocative novel about an African tribal woman’s battle with madness after the trauma of a childhood genital mutilation.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9780151731527, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 1992

About the Author

ALICE WALKER is an internationally celebrated writer, poet, and activist whose books include seven novels, four collections of short stories, four children’s books, and volumes of essays and poetry. She won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1983 and the National Book Award.