Cover of: Meridian | Alice Walker

About the Book

Set in the 1960s and 1970s, Meridian centers on Meridian Hill, a student at the fictitious Saxon College, who becomes active in the Civil Rights Movement. She becomes romantically involved with another activist, Truman Held. They have a turbulent on-and-off relationship, during which she becomes pregnant by him.

After Meridian has an abortion, Truman becomes far more attached to her and longs for them to start a life together. Later, Truman becomes involved with a white woman, Lynne Rabinowitz, who is also active in the Civil Rights struggle, though perhaps for the wrong reasons.

As time passes, Truman attempts, unsuccessfully, to achieve personal and financial success while Meridian continues to stay involved in the movement and fight for issues she believes deeply in.

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.5/4
Library of Congress
PZ4.W176 Me, PS3573.A425 Me

The Physical Object

Pagination
228 p. ;
Number of pages
228

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL4874455M
Internet Archive
meridian00walkrich
ISBN 10
0151592659
LC Control Number
76000941
Library Thing
2423449
Goodreads
539434
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