Black Pearls - Book of Love

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HarperCollins, Feb 14, 1996 - Self-Help - 168 pages

Finally, here is a book that celebrates the unique beauty of black love. From the author of Black Pearls and Black Pearls for Parents comes a treasure trove of peotry, wise words, African folk tales, literary insights, and tender thoughts—on the subject of finding, preserving, and celebrating love amid the challenges of daily life. Black Pearls Book of Love includes romantic wisdom from great historical figures and contemporary African Americans, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou, and Ossie Davis. Here marriages vows and romantic recipes, authentic charms for finding the perfect mate, and unforgettable African-American folk superstition for holding on to him or her. Every entry is a gem, reflecting on black love's amazing power. Bursting with practical advice and inspiration, this book is both for those who have yet to meet the life of their life—and for those who want to preserve and celebrate the love they already share.

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About the author (1996)

Eric V. Copage, a reporter at the New York Times, has also been an editor at the New York Times Magazine and a music columnist for Essence.

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