Alice Walker, the author known for writing 'The Color Purple' and other literary works, is still alive.
Quran is most studied book all over the world
Answer:It is difficult to say. The purchase and ownership of books does not translate into their study. Obvious contenders are usually given as the Bible and Quran. The Bhagavadgita has been around for much longer and is the object of study of many Hindus. Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" was the object of study of all Chinese nationals in the late 1970s. Buddhist texts are (such as the Diamond Sutra) are studied and copied by many as calligraphy. On the secular side Shakespere's plays have been studied by almost all English speaking students for hundreds of years. On the secular and trivial side - phone books are studied every day by billions of people There is also the problem with intensity - does simply reading a book equate to studying it? No books are studied more intently than books containing laws and regulation. Even the religious books are read frequently by the laity but only studied, researched and debated by a limited number of scholars.
It's basically about war, a time for the soldier's self reflection on his past before his perceptions and life were marred by what he witnessed. I assume it deals with his time of leave during WWII since Snodgrass' poems dealt with WWII like Returning to Frisco.