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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

  

by Alice Walker

The Color Purple Letter Three Summary

  • Pa takes Celie’s second baby, a boy this time.
  • Pa always seems to be critical of Celie now, and she’s scared that he’ll starting to molest her little sister, Nettie. But Celie says she’ll take care of Nettie.

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