Book: You can’t keep a good woman down

‘You can’t keep a good woman down’ is a collection of fourteen short stories released in 1982 by African-American author Alice Walker.

‘You can’t keep a good woman down’ is a collection of fourteen short stories released in 1982 by African-American author Alice Walker.

Each story is an uplifting account how African-American women persevered over adversity. The topics the author tackles include rape, abortion, love, lust, fame, cultural thievery, the delight of new lovers, and the rediscovery of old friends, , racism and sexism.

The author is best known for writing the Pulitzer-prize winning book of 1986 movie  ‘The Color Purple’  based on her book with the same title.

 

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