Alice Walker

Novelist Alice Walker Full Name: Alice Walker


Profession: Novelist
Why Famous: Wrote the critically acclaimed novel "The Color Purple" for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Born: February 9, 1944 (73 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Putnam County, Georgia, USA

Married Life

  • 1967-03-17 Novelist Alice Walker (23) weds civil rights lawyer Melvyn Leventhal in New York City

Historical Events in the Life of Alice Walker

  • 1983-04-18 Pulitzer Prize awarded to Alice Walker for "The Color Purple"

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