Disappearing Acts

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Penguin, Jul 31, 2012 - Fiction - 448 pages
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He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile. She was pretty and independent, petite and not too skinny, just his type. Franklin Swift was a sometimes-employed construction worker, and a not-quite-divorced daddy of two. Zora Banks was a teacher, singer, songwriter. They met in a Brooklyn brownstone, and there could be no walking away...

In this funny, gritty urban love story, Franklin and Zora join the ranks of fiction's most compelling couples, as they move from Scrabble to sex, from layoffs to the limits of faith and trust. Disappearing Acts is about the mystery of desire and the burdens of the past. It's about respect, what it can and can't survive. And it's about the safe and secret places that only love can find.


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I read this book so many years ago as a new blossoming teenager at the tender age of 13. This book opened my eyes to a new world of reading. I'm not sure if I quite understood what I was reading just ... Read full review

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Too many p@&$!, d@&$, and mf's for my taste. Franklin appeared to be your average 'mad at the white man' black man who put his blame on everyone else. Zora, a successful woman struggling to love him ... Read full review


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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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