In Love & Trouble: Stories Of Black Women
In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women
of Walker’s power to depict black women—women who vary
greatly in background yet are bound together by what they share in
common.Taken as a whole, their stories form an enlightening,
disturbing view of life in the South.
“One of the most important, graceful, and honest writers ever to come into print . . .
This is a powerful, big, even a wild book.”—JUNE JORDAN, a u t h o r o f KISSING GOD GOODBYE
From the Back Cover
Readers of Alice Walker's The Color Purple will find in these stories further evidence of her power to depict black women-women who vary greatly in background but are bound together by their vulnerability to life: Roselily, on her wedding day, surrounded by her four children, prays that a loveless marriage will bring her respectability; a young writer, exploited by both her lover and her husband, wreaks an ironic vengeance; a jealous wife, looking for her husband's mistress, finds a competitor she cannot fight; an old woman, thrown out of a white church, meets...