A Day Late and a Dollar Short (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 1, 2002 - Fiction - 480 pages
7 Reviews
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.
  

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Review: A Day Late and a Dollar Short

User Review  - Jeanette - Goodreads

Had me bawling. The family dynamic is so familiar. The characters are so much like those in my family, it was hard not to think of them as my family. There came a point in the book where I had to stop ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ronda Green - Goodreads

this is a awesome book it made me laugh and it made me cry this is the kind of book I could read everyday all day good book MS McMillian also I've read some of your other books they are awesome all you are just a great writer keep doing what you are doing you will always have my vote...... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Authors Note
The Way I See It
Cold Keys
Clearing House Sweepstakes
Track
Nothing in Common Except Blood
Behind My Back
Cancer
Puff On That
Lucky Strikes
Burnt Toast
Refills
Sinners
A New Life
Why Am I Wearing My Mamas Shoes?

Every Shut Eye Aint Closed
Hives
Hot Links
Fish Dreams
Ten Thousand Things
Liquid Jesus
Before I Pop
Bingo
Housecleaning
Hand After Hand
Throbbing
Credit
Sorry
Dreaming in Black and White
Two of Wands or Hanged Man Reversed
One Entrance to Another
Old Purses
SockItToMe Cake
What Im Fighting For
Loosening the Knots
Help
Thanksgiving
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

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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