Bailey's Cafe

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Vintage Books, 1992 - Fiction - 229 pages
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/NAYLOR GLORIA Set in a diner where the food isn't very good and the ambience veers between heaven and hell, this bestselling novel from the author of Mama Day and The Women of Brewster Place is a feast for the senses and the spirit. "A virtuoso orchestration of survival, suffering, courage and humor".--New York Times Book Review. Nationa

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User Review  - astrologerjenny - LibraryThing

I didn’t like this book at first, and that’s mainly because there’s too much baseball in the first chapter. It’s a language I don’t speak. It’s also a little obscure in the beginning. Even though ... Read full review

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* NO Spoilers were used in the writing of this review! * Each chapter in this off-beat, touching book introduces a flamboyant character at a personal crossroads; Bailey's Cafe is their symbolic ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Gloria Naylor was born on January 25, 1950 in New York City. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Brooklyn College and a master's degree in African American Studies from Yale University. She has taught at several universities including George Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, New York University, Princeton University, and Boston University. Her first novel, The Women of Brewster Place, won the National Book Award for first fiction in 1983 and became a film in 1989. Her other novels include Linden Hills, Mama Day, Bailey's Café, and The Men of Brewster Place.

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