Ruth Walker Hood

Standard Name: Hood, Ruth Walker
Birth Name: Annie Ruth Walker


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Dedications Alice Walker
On her fifteenth birthday AW dedicated a scrapbook of mementoes, including her own poems and stories, to those who have inspired me most: her mother , father , sister Ruth , an uncle and several teachers.
Byrd, Rudolph P., editor. The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker. The New Press.
Family and Intimate relationships Alice Walker
Her other sister, Annie Ruth , became a keen follower of Alice's career.
Family and Intimate relationships Alice Walker
AW 's sister Ruth Walker Hood died on 27 December 2008 after years of illness. The two had been on good terms for most of their lives, but then for a while estranged; Walker was...
Health Alice Walker
In UgandaAW became pregnant by David DeMoss . Since his visit was unexpected (he was spending the summer in Tanzania) she was not using birth-control. She was determined to get an abortion (not an...
Textual Production Alice Walker
The germ of this novel lay in a story told to AW by her sister Ruth , probably in 1973, of how their step-grandmother, Rachel Walker , begged her husband 's mistress, Shug Perry ...


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