Breaking ice: an anthology of contemporary African-American fiction

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Penguin Books, 1990 - Fiction - 690 pages
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A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in over a decade. Featured contributors include: J. California Cooper, Marita Golden, Gloria Naylor, Darryl Pinckney, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Ishmael Reed, Terry McMillan, and many others.

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Review: Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction

User Review  - Brittany Elaine - Goodreads

Nice collection of African American literature pieces... I didn't read them all... The book is HUGE... But I did enjoy most of the ones I read... Read full review

Review: Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction

User Review  - Fleshia Campbell - Goodreads

This was a rally good anthology Read full review

Contents

EMMA Carolyn Cole
127
LONNIES COUSIN Wanda Coleman
146
UPWARD BOUND Steven Corbin
178
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About the author (1990)

Terry McMillan was born in Port Huron, Mich., in 1951. She discovered the world of books while working as a shelver at the local library. She received a Bachelor's in Journalism form the University of California, Berkeley, studied film at Columbia University, and enrolled in the Harlem Writer's Guild. After overcoming a substance-abuse problem in the early 1980's, she became an associate professor at the University of Arizona. She was a judge for the National Book Award for Fiction in 1990. McMillan's books include "Disappearing Acts," "Mama," "Waiting to Exhale," and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back;" the latter two were adapted as major motion pictures.