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Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart

by Alice Walker and Manuel Garcia Verdecia

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The award-winning author of The Color Purple returns with a collection of nearly 70 works of poetic free verse, presented in both English and Spanish, that focus on issues of love, hope and gratitude in our troubled times.

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Author Alice Walker, pictured onstage of the 2015 Broadway revival of The Color Purple musical, has released a new collection of poetry called Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart. Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images hide caption

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