Disappearing Acts

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Wheeler Pub., Sep 1, 1993 - Fiction - 474 pages
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First time in mass market paperback, the stunning national bestseller from the author of Waiting to Exhale. The publication of that milestone novel has drawn extraordinary reader attention to McMillan's earlier novel, Disappearing Acts--a funny, gritty urban love story about the mystery of desire, and about the burdens of the past.

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User Review  - janiereader - LibraryThing

An urban love story featuring Zora (a teacher) and Franklin (a construction worker) who happens to be a not-quite-yet divorced father of two. Similar to other titles by McMillan, it offers a cute ... Read full review

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By the author of Mama (LJ 1/15/87), this second novel is a boy-meets-girl story from the black perspective. Franklin is an on-again, off-again construction worker trying to get his life on a firmer ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

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, Getting to Happy, and Who Asked You? Her books Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back were adapted as major motion pictures.

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