American Masters

Alice Walker Reads from The Color Purple

Clip: Season 28 Episode 3 | 1m 15s

In this archival footage, Alice Walker reads from what she calls "the God section" of her novel "The Color Purple." She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for the novel. The text is from a letter the novel's protagonist, Celie, writes to her sister about a conversation she had about God.

Aired: 02/07/14

Rating: TV-PG

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