The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple Letter Fifty-Two Summary
- Nettie’s first letter.
- Nettie tells Celie to get away from Albert. When she’s leaving the house, Albert follows her and tries to rape her.
- Because Nettie hurts him enough to get away, Albert says she’ll never hear from Celie and that Celie will never hear from Nettie again either.
- Nettie ends up at the Reverend's place and recognized his daughter as Celie’s child, Olivia.