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Putnam County Born Alice Walker Celebrates Birthday
Putnam County Born Alice Walker Celebrates Birthday

EATONTON, GA-- Putnam County-born and Pulitzer Prize winner and author, Alice Walker celebrates her 69th birthday today.

She was born in Ward Chapel, a community near Eatonton, her website says.

Arguably her most notable published work is The Color Purple, that made its way onto Broadway and into many classrooms.

But she has also published, poetry, novels and most recently a memoir: 

The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories:

Walker also released a memoir in May 2011. 

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