We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness

Alice Walker (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
November 21, 2007
Pages
257
Dimensions
4.4 X 7.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595582164

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About the Author

Alice Walker is one of the most prolific and important writers of our time, known for her literary fiction, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple (which was also a major Broadway play), her many volumes of poetry, and her powerful nonfiction collections. She is the author of We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For, Possessing the Secret of Joy, The World Has Changed (edited by Rudolph P. Byrd), The Chicken Chronicles, The World Will Follow Joy, and The Cushion in the Road, all published by The New Press. Some of her other bestselling books include In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens, The Temple of My Familiar, By the Light of My Father's Smile, and The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart. Her advocacy on behalf of the dispossessed has spanned the globe. She lives in Northern California.

Reviews

"This new collection of righteous speeches and essays is Walker the cultural pioneer back on top form." β€”The Guardian

"Her determined focus on the positive has served her well." β€”Essence

"A thoughtful and reflective look at life and the search for meaning." β€”Booklist

"Wise thoughts for a troubled world." β€”Dallas Morning News