Milk in My Coffee

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Penguin, May 1, 2000 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Jordan Greene moves from the deepsouth to New York City, and finds more than he ever bargained for. When he sharesa ride with a vivacious young white girl, a romance grows between the unlikelypair--much to the chagrin of Jordan's friends and family. Love on the other sideof the color bar forces him to examine his own values and follow his own heart.In this brightly entertaining and emotionally complex novel, Dickey againdemonstrates why he is one of the hottest voices in African-American fictiontoday.

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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

The premise is Jordan and Kimberly are supposed to each take turns telling their side of their seemingly doomed romance. While I tagged this "chick lit" it isn't. Not really. It's the story of two ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Dickey—who will inevitably be called —the male Terry McMillan—'shows a willingness to take on deep-rooted stereotypes, while occasionally lapsing into some of his own. His third novel (Friends and ... Read full review


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part two Ghosts Hanging from My Trees
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part three Family Reunion
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About the author (2000)

Eric Jerome Dickey is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty previous novels as well as a six-issue miniseries of graphic novels featuring Storm (X-Men) and the Black Panther. Originally from Memphis, Dickey now lives on the road and rests in whatever hotel will have him.

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