Waiting to Exhale

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Viking, 1992 - Fiction - 409 pages
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Robin Stokes is a successful insurance professional recovering from a deadend love affair. "They say love is a two-way street. But I don't believe it, because the one I've been on for the last two years was a dirt road." After months of depression, shopping, and dating all the wrong men, she's getting by with a little help from her friends - and still determined to fine the Real Thing...

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Watched the movie first, wasn't disappointed. The book is very different, but offers a view point of black women in the late 80's and early 90's. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

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, and Getting to Happy. Her books Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back were adapted as major motion pictures. Her title Who Asked You? made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2013.

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