The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple Letter Seventy Summary
- A letter from Nettie.
- Corrine is dying.
- Nettie sits Samuel down with Corrine and tells them about Olivia and Adam. That she is actually their aunt and that her older sister, Celie, is the children’s mother.
- Corrine refuses to believe it and says that Nettie and Samuel are just lying to her.
- Nettie remembers how Celie once said that she saw Corrine and Olivia in a cloth store. Corrine, unfortunately, doesn’t remember the encounter with Celie.