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On The Air
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 19970330
Author of the beloved novel THE COLOR PURPLE, Walker reads from her favorite book, THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR. She also talks about her life as an activist, which led to writing her book ANYTHING WE LOVE CAN BE SAVED.
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