A Day Late and a Dollar Short

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Penguin, Jan 1, 2002 - Fiction - 480 pages
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Much-heralded and long awaited, Terry McMillan's tour-de-force novel introduces the Price family-matriarch Viola, her sometimes-husband Cecil, and their four adult kids, each of whom sees life-and one another-through thick and thin, and entirely on their own terms. With her hallmark exuberance and cast of characters so sassy, resilient, and full of life that they breathe, dream, and shout right off the page.

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User Review  - Marlene-NL - LibraryThing

Finished this morning. I did like this book and want to read more by Terry McMillan. I always enjoy books about sisters. Not so sure if I liked the brothers story that much and the end. Everything ... Read full review

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User Review  - janiereader - LibraryThing

What can I say, I'm on a Terry McMillan jag. While not outstanding, I find her books very enjoyable reads. She tends to write interesting characters with interweaving plots. This time Viola is the ... Read full review

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Table of Contents
Cold Keys
Behind My Back
Hot Links
Ten Thousand Things
Before I

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About the author (2002)

Terry McMillan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to ExhaleHow Stella Got Her Groove Back, A Day Late and a Dollar Short, The Interruption of Everything, I Almost Forgot About You, and the editor of Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction. Four of Ms. McMillan’s novels have been made into movies: Waiting to Exhale (Twentieth Century Fox, 1995); How Stella Got Her Groove Back (Twentieth Century Fox, 1998); Disappearing Acts (HBO Pictures, 1999); and A Day Late and a Dollar Short (Lifetime, 2014). She lives in California.

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