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    THE THIRD LIFE OF GRANGE COPELAND|| Alice Walker

    This book raises questions on so many of life’s ills, but it left me feeling strange about them all. It is a medley of protest against racism, sexism and the diminished value of life. What screams out most in this book though is the treatment of black women by black men, with or without excuse. Screaming almost as loud is the problem with racism and how it breaks down the black man. Alice Walker, in this, her debut novel does an amazing job at revealing the essence of humanity. While living we all go through stages just as Grange has, and at some point life will deal us unfair blows,…

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    IN SEARCH OF OUR MOTHERS’ GARDENS|| Alice Walker

    I have never read anything as capturing as this collection of essays ever in my life before. It is probably among the books I’ve taken the most time reading because the change and inspiration each page breathed into my being was something I was afraid to lose once it ended. There are a few books one can admittedly claim have changed their lives. This book I intend to keep for my daughter praying sincerely she will do the same for hers. Inside the pages of this book I found not only ‘Our Mother’s Garden’ but also the garden I am yet to create. In Alice Walker and her convictions I found…