The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple Letter Forty-Five Summary
- Shug’s coming for Christmas and she has a big surprise.
- Mr.__ thinks she’s bringing a car for him because she’s making "big money" now.
- When Shug comes, it turns out she brings a "skinny big toof man wearing red suspenders"—her new husband. His name is Grady.
- Shug also brings a car, but she said she bought it as a wedding present for herself and Grady.
- Mr.__ and Celie both feel desolate.