Alice Walker

In Search of Our Mother's Gardens


A collection of essays, articles, speeches and other 'womanist' writings by the writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple. She explores the theories and practices of feminists and feminism through various means – a studied look at the relationships between black women and their families; black men; white society; and the world at large, a consideration of the female role in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and a personal account of a traumatic childhood experience and how her daughter helped her heal.

Soft cover.

Edition: 1983.

Condition: Lightly lived in.

Measures ~5.5"x8". pages.