Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction

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Terry McMillan
Viking Penguin, 1990 - Fiction - 690 pages
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A striking collection of works from authors both established and emerging, this is the first original anthology of African-American writing in over a decade. Featured contributors include: J. California Cooper, Marita Golden, Gloria Naylor, Darryl Pinckney, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker, Ishmael Reed, Terry McMillan, and many others.

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Following the publication and phenomenal success of her first novel, Terry McMillan did a very selfless thing and edited this anthology of work by some of her contemporaries. For those of us who ... Read full review

Contents

SARAH Tina McElroy Ansa
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LOOKING FOR HOME Doris Jean Austin
21
MONDONGO Amiri Baraka
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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.

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