In Love & Trouble: Stories Of Black Women

In Love & Trouble: Stories Of Black Women

In Love & Trouble: Stories of Black Women

Admirers of The Color Purple will find in these stories more evidence
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.

Review

PRAISE FOR IN LOVE & TROUBLE
“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...

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