Sweet Summer: Growing Up with & Without My Dad
"A remarkable achievement . . ." The Philadelphia Inquirer
A bittersweet evocation of a divided childhood, with its inevitable disappointments, family secrets, surprising discoveries, loneliness, and love, SWEET SUMMER also recalls, with breathless anticipation, living on the cusp of the social revolution of the 1960s. An achingly honest and beautiful reminder of the universal challenge of growing up and facing one's parents as an adult.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nbmars - LibraryThing
Bebe Moore Campbell, who suffered an untimely death from brain cancer in 2005, was from my same generation. Thus in reading her heart-warming memoir, I found that many of her memories of growing up ... Read full review
Sweet summer: growing up with & without my dadUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Describing her childhood in Philadelphia, Campbell gives lie to the stereotypes of black single-parent families. She draws upon her fond memories of a father who was absent but never abandoned her ... Read full review