The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple Letter Fifty-Four Summary
- Nettie’s third letter.
- Nettie realizes that Celie isn’t getting any of her letters.
- Nettie can’t find any work in town and is afraid she’ll have to leave—and leave Celie behind.
- Corrine and Samuel plan to go be missionaries in Africa. Nettie is sad to be leaving them as well.