A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Author: Terry McMillan

Publisher: Penguin

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Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Much-heralded and long awaited, Terry McMillan's tour-de-force novel introduces the Price family-matriarch Viola, her sometimes-husband Cecil, and their four adult kids, each of whom sees life-and one another-through thick and thin, and entirely on their own terms. With her hallmark exuberance and cast of characters so sassy, resilient, and full of life that they breathe, dream, and shout right off the page.

Day Late, Dollar Short

The Next Generation and the New Academy

Author: Peter C. Herman

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 233

View: 249

Explores how shifts in the job market and changes in university culture and administration have influenced the "post-theory" generation of literary critics.

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Author: Spike Van Cleve

Publisher: Lowell Press (OR)

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Category: Social Science

Page: 282

View: 576

A continuation of the autobiography of the life and times of Spike Van Cleve born 7 Nov 1912 in Sweet Grass County, Montana from 1977 to his death in 1982. He married Barbara Knudson in 1934. He also writes about his father, family, and friends.

Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms

Author: Cambridge

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 498

View: 991

This book unlocks the meaning of more than 5,000 idioms used in American English today.

Domestic Abuse in the Novels of African American Women

A Critical Study

Author: Heather Duerre Humann

Publisher: McFarland

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 188

View: 500

The literary tradition begun by Zora Neale Hurston in the 1930s has since flourished and taken new directions with a diverse body of fiction by more contemporary African-American women writers. This book examines the treatment of domestic violence in Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, Gayl Jones's Corregidora, Gloria Naylor's The Women of Brewster Place and Linden Hills, Alice Walker's The Color Purple, Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye and Love, Terry McMillan's Mama and A Day Late and a Dollar Short, and Octavia Butler's Seed to Harvest. These novels have given voice to oppressed and abused women. The aims of this work are threefold: to examine how female African American novelists portray domestic abuse; to outline how literary depictions of domestic violence are responsive to cultural and historical forces; and to explore the literary tradition of novels that deal with domestic abuse within the African American community.

Popular Contemporary Writers

Author: Michael D. Sharp

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 11

View: 104

Ninety-six alphabetically arranged author profiles include biographical information, critical commentary, and illustrations.

Poetry in Motion

(With Rhyme and Reason) for Lovers and Other Strangers

Author: M.S. Penelope Price

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

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Category: Poetry

Page: 224

View: 602

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Day Late, Dollar Short

The Next Generation and the New Academy

Author: Peter C. Herman

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN:

Category: American literature

Page: 0

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Disappearing Acts

Author: Terry McMillan

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 714

He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile. She was pretty and independent, petite and not too skinny, just his type. Franklin Swift was a sometimes-employed construction worker, and a not-quite-divorced daddy of two. Zora Banks was a teacher, singer, songwriter. They met in a Brooklyn brownstone, and there could be no walking away... In this funny, gritty urban love story, Franklin and Zora join the ranks of fiction's most compelling couples, as they move from Scrabble to sex, from layoffs to the limits of faith and trust. Disappearing Acts is about the mystery of desire and the burdens of the past. It's about respect, what it can and can't survive. And it's about the safe and secret places that only love can find.