Waiting to Exhale

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Penguin, 2006 - Fiction - 432 pages
337 Reviews

From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting for that man who will take their breath away.

  

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Beautiful writer hits home everytime - Goodreads
Basic story, basic writing style. - Goodreads
Also there were some hilarious sex scenes. - Goodreads
reading this for a writing internship. - Goodreads
Didn't really care for the ending though. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Meave - Goodreads

Definitely a new favorite!!!! I enjoyed this book entirely too much. I couldn't put it down. Terry McMillan is ON POINT! Read full review

Review: Waiting to Exhale (Waiting To Exhale)

User Review  - Essence Bonitaz - Goodreads

I liked the friendships between the ladies and glimpse into their relationships with the men. Read full review

Contents

Not Dick Clark I
20
Forget What I Just Said
42
Unanswered Prayers
65
Fire
88
Fat
105
Discovery
134
Venus in Virgo
153
Happy Hour
166
It Aint About Nothin
249
Why Are You Here?
271
Killing Time
292
New Territory
310
Closer to the Bone
325
Monsoon
357
To Heaven and Back
376
Still Waves in It
399

Freedom of Expression
196
Steam
209
Control
230
Friendship
418
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Terry McMillan is the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of five previous novels and recipient of the Essence Award for Excellence in Literature.

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