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Sent by Earth: A Message from the Grandmother Spirit (Seven Stories' Open Media Pamphlet Series)

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Publisher Comments:

Now more timely than ever, Alice Walkers Sent By Earth reflects on the tragedy of September 11, 2001, and addresses the anger many Americans felt at the presumed perpetrator of the attack: Osama bin Laden. In powerfully reflective, nuanced, and above all heartfelt prose, Walker explores the seeds of hatred and resentment around the globe, and advances a surprisingly controversial theory: that hatred can never be defeated by hatred, but only by love.

Synopsis:

Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker shares her art and ideas on what it means to be a human being in violent times.

Synopsis:

Alice Walker uses political commentary, poetry, and hard-won wisdom to look at what it means to be a human being in violent times.

About the Author

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, ALICE WALKER is the author of more than thirty books including The Color Purple and Sent by Earth. Her writings have been translated into more than two dozen languages. From her essays concerning the civil rights movement to her cries for intervention on the Gaza Strip, Walker continually and eloquently calls attention to ignored injustices around the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583224915
Subtitle:
A Message from the Grandmother Spirit
Author:
Walker, Alice
Publisher:
Seven Stories Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Conflict Resolution
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Violence
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Subject:
Violence in Society
Subject:
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Seven Stories' Open Media
Series Volume:
#801
Publication Date:
20011204
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
6.7 x 4.3 x 0.2 in 2.5 oz

Related Subjects

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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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