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Day late, dollar short

the next generation and the new academy
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Statementedited by Peter C. Herman.
ContributionsHerman, Peter C., 1958-
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LC ClassificationsPR51.U5 D39 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 233 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL6783041M
ISBN 100791446794, 0791446808
LC Control Number00032929

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About A Day Late and a Dollar Short. 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.

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vii { cloth; { paper. A fast read laced with hilarious moments, A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT, Terry McMillan's fifth novel, is a departure from her earlier books.

This novel is about the love and bond between adult family members as opposed to between sistah friends and between men and women. It is also about family falling apart, and family coming back together.

A Day Late and a Dollar Short Book Summary and Study Guide. Terry McMillan Booklist Terry McMillan Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Day Late and a Dollar Short; Viola is in her fifties and her life is ending soon. Her husband Cecil - her enemy - has run off with Brenda, a young woman with three kids.

Her four children: Paris. Family ties are tested and transformed in the new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back.

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