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us: Walker, Alice, 1944-

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    • us: Walker, A. (Alice), 1944-
    • us: Leventhal, Alice Walker, 1944-
    • us: וואקר, אליס, 1944־
    • us: アリスウォーカー, 1944-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1944-02-09
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Eatonton (Ga.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Spelman College
        • Organization: (naf) Sarah Lawrence College
        • Organization: (naf) Wellesley College
        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Authors
          (lcsh) Novelists
            (lcsh) Civil rights workers
              (lcsh) Educators
                (lcsh) Poets
                  Producers and directors
              • Sources

                • found: Once, 1968.
                • found: Alice Malsenior Walker, c1988.
                • found: IMDb, May 22, 2009 (Alice Walker; b. Feb. 9, 1944, Eatonton, Georgia, USA; writer, producer)
                • found: They were women then, c2001: caption (A. Walker)
                • found: African American National Biography, accessed September 18, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Walker, Alice; Walker, Alice Malsenior; fiction writer, civil rights activist, educator, poet, essayist; born 09 February 1944 in Eatonton, Georgia, United States; scholarship to Spelman College, Atlanta; transferred to Sarah Lawrence College, New York; worked for the New York City welfare department; accepted position at Wellesley College, New England, where she designed and taught the first-ever course in black women's writing; won Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and moved in northern California (1977); won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award (1983) for The Color Purple; taught at Berkeley and Yale; sought to educate the world about the crime of female genital mutilation)
              • LC Classification

                • PS3573.A425
              • Editorial Notes

                • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
                • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
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                • 1980-05-21: new
                • 2017-01-03: revised
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