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Walker, Alice, 1944-

LC control no.n 79109131
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3573.A425
Personal name headingWalker, Alice, 1944-
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Variant(s)Walker, A. (Alice), 1944-
Leventhal, Alice Walker, 1944-
וואקר, אליס, 1944־
アリスウォーカー, 1944-
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1944-02-09
Place of birthEatonton (Ga.)
AffiliationSpelman College Sarah Lawrence College Wellesley College University of California, Berkeley Yale University
Profession or occupationAuthors Novelists Civil rights workers Educators Poets
Producers and directors
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inOnce, 1968.
Alice Malsenior Walker, c1988.
IMDb, May 22, 2009 (Alice Walker; b. Feb. 9, 1944, Eatonton, Georgia, USA; writer, producer)
They were women then, c2001: caption (A. Walker)
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)
Associated languageeng