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Possessing the secret of joy is a semi-sequel to the color purple, but you can jump right into possessing without ever having read purple here, alice walker tells the story of tashi, a minor character from the color purple. Possessing the secret of joy has 12,982 ratings and 502 reviews rowena said: there was a boulder lodged in my throat my heart surged pitifully i knew.
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