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Writers Against Racism: Alice Walker’s Book Release and Video

“So in the end you can’t even really regret your misfortunes,” explains [Alice] Walker, “because they led you somewhere.”

Laura De Silva from Open Road Integrated Media sent me this uplifting e-mail.  Normally, marketing e-mails don’t move me emotionally, but this one did.

Hi Amy,

I hope all is well! I’m writing because today Open Road Integrated Media is releasing three ebooks by Alice Walker. I’ve pasted the full release below―titles include The Color Purple, The Temple of My Familiar, and Possessing the Secret of Joy. We couldn’t be more thrilled.

For the launch, we interviewed Ms. Walker, and I wanted to share with you the short, documentary-quality video we produced―it’s incredibly inspiring. (My favorite quote from the video:  “So in the end you can’t even really regret your misfortunes,” explains Walker, “because they led you somewhere.”)