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The Color Purple

Alice Walker
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Quotes

Letters 11–21

Quotes Letters 11–21
I say, Write. She say, Nothing but death can keep me from it. She never write.
Good housekeeper, good with children, good cook. Brother couldn’t have done better if he tried. I think about how he tried.
Say he cry right through the service, his mama stop everything to nurse him. Finish saying I do with a big ole nursing boy in her arms.