A Day Late and a Dollar Short

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Thorndike Press, Jun 1, 2002 - Fiction - 661 pages
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McMillan's high-spirited 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 sassy cast of characters, the author takes readers into the hearts, minds, and souls of America.

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User Review  - Marlene-NL - LibraryThing

Finished this morning. I did like this book and want to read more by Terry McMillan. I always enjoy books about sisters. Not so sure if I liked the brothers story that much and the end. Everything ... Read full review

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User Review  - janiereader - LibraryThing

What can I say, I'm on a Terry McMillan jag. While not outstanding, I find her books very enjoyable reads. She tends to write interesting characters with interweaving plots. This time Viola is the ... Read full review


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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 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.

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