The Color Purple

Who is Albert in The Color Purple by Alice Walker?

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Albert is a widower and Celie's owner. He purchases Celie from her step-father in return for her services in keeping his house and caring for his children. Unfortunately, Celie is also forced to take his wife's place in the marital bed as well..... without the formality of marriage.

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The Color Purple