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Terry McMillan

Forfatter af Waiting to Exhale

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Terry McMillan was born in Port Huron, Michigan on October 18, 1951. She received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986, studied film at Columbia University, and enrolled in the Harlem Writer's Guild. Her books include Disappearing Acts, Mama, A Day vis mere Late and a Dollar Short, The Interruption of Everything, Getting to Happy, and Who Asked You? Her books Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back were adapted as major motion pictures. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Terry McMillan

Waiting to Exhale (1992) 1,675 eksemplarer
Stellas lyst (1996) 1,358 eksemplarer
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2001) 912 eksemplarer
Disappearing Acts (1989) 690 eksemplarer
The Interruption of Everything (2003) 619 eksemplarer
Mama (1987) 566 eksemplarer
Getting to Happy (2010) 375 eksemplarer
I Almost Forgot About You (2016) 372 eksemplarer
Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction (1990) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 269 eksemplarer
Who Asked You? (2013) 241 eksemplarer
It's Not All Downhill From Here (2020) 197 eksemplarer
Waiting to Exhale [1995 film] (1996) — Screenwriter — 32 eksemplarer
How Stella Got Her Groove Back [1998 film] (1998) — Screenwriter — 27 eksemplarer

Associated Works

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story (2021) — Bidragyder — 1,408 eksemplarer
Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction (1998) — Bidragyder — 187 eksemplarer
Erotique Noire/Black Erotica (1991) — Bidragyder — 156 eksemplarer
Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing (2002) — Bidragyder — 125 eksemplarer
Loving Donovan (2003) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver122 eksemplarer
The Penguin Book of Women's Humour (1996) — Bidragyder — 117 eksemplarer
Dick for a Day: What Would You Do If You Had One? (1997) — Bidragyder — 104 eksemplarer
Honey, Hush! An Anthology of African American Women's Humor (1657) — Bidragyder — 74 eksemplarer
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (1995) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
Sisterfire: Black Womanist Fiction and Poetry (1994) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
I Hear a Symphony: African Americans Celebrate Love (1994) — Bidragyder — 33 eksemplarer
Streetlights: Illuminating Tales of the Urban Black Experience (1996) — Bidragyder — 12 eksemplarer

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BooksInMirror | 20 andre anmeldelser | Feb 19, 2024 |
I liked it. I didn't love it as I did Waiting to Exhale. It didn't flow as well as the first one.
LadyRakat | 12 andre anmeldelser | Feb 1, 2024 |
This was a book club read for January 2024. I finished the book in December. I really enjoyed this book and the story of the friends.
crazy4reading | 25 andre anmeldelser | Jan 4, 2024 |
I appreciate a romance that is acerbically funny rather than cloying and this one gets bonus points for a main character and her romantic interests who are middle aged and dealing with all the life issues that go with it. The characters, their relationships, and the events felt real and not too improbable and the dialogue was snappy. I enjoyed it so much that it mostly overcame the usual fatal flaw of having been written in first person, present tense. Normally, I’ll DNF those immediately, but I was actually able to forget the style and fall into the story for the most part.

Audiobook, borrowed from my public library. Audiobooks read by the author tend to be pretty hit/miss, but MacMillan did a terrific reading, especially with the dialogue.
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Doodlebug34 | 99 andre anmeldelser | Jan 1, 2024 |



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