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  1. Walk·er, Alice
    IPA[ˈwôkər]
    • 1. (born 1944), US writer and critic; full name Alice Malsenior Walker. She wrote the award-winning The Color Purple (1982), a story about a black woman rebuilding her life after being raped by her supposed father, which was made into a movie in 1985. She also wrote Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992) and By the Light of My Father's Smile (1998).

    • a railroad terminus and supply center serving the outback of Northern Territory, Australia; population 27,481 (2008).
    • (1926–99), US writer and editor. She wrote about women's lives in her novels Families and Survivors (1975), Superior Women (1984), and A Southern Exposure (1995), among others, and in short stories that are collected in such works as To See You Again (1982).
    • (born 1931), Canadian writer. Many of her short stories are collected in Dance of the Happy Shades (1968), The Progress of Love (1986), Open Secrets (1995), and The Love of a Good Woman (1998). Her novels include Lives of Girls and Women (1971). Nobel Prize for Literature (2013).
    • (born 1944), US writer and critic; full name Alice Malsenior Walker. Notable novels: The Color Purple (Pulitzer Prize, 1982) and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992).
    • noun

      a flexible band worn by women and girls to hold back the hair.
    • a railway terminus and supply centre serving the outback of Northern Territory, Australia; population 27,481 (2008).
    • adjective

      not logically explicable or predictable:
    • (1877–1967), US writer; full name Alice Babette Toklas. She was a companion and secretary to Gertrude Stein. A collection of her letters, Staying on Alone (1973) was published posthumously.
    • adjective

      completely bizarre, illogical, or fantastic:
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