Waiting to Exhale

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Penguin, 2006 - Fiction - 432 pages
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From the critically acclaimed author of A Day Late and a Dollar Short and The Interruption of Everything, a wise, earthy story of a friendship between four African American women who lean on each other while "waiting to exhale": waiting for that man who will take their breath away.

 

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WAITING TO EXHALE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Talk about timing! With relations between African-American men and women in the spotlight as never before, here comes McMillan's report from the front: her bawdy, vibrant, deliciously readable third ... Read full review

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Waiting to Exhale is one of my favorite movies. However, I have never read the book the film is based off of. I want to read the book because I'm curious to see how different it is from the film. The movie is very entertaining so I;m sure the book is.

Contents

Not Dick Clark I
20
Forget What I Just Said
42
Unanswered Prayers
65
Fire
88
Fat
105
Discovery
134
Venus in Virgo
153
Happy Hour
166
It Aint About Nothin
249
Why Are You Here?
271
Killing Time
292
New Territory
310
Closer to the Bone
325
Monsoon
357
To Heaven and Back
376
Still Waves in It
399

Freedom of Expression
196
Steam
209
Control
230
Friendship
418
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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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