I Wish I Had a Red Dress

I Wish I Had a Red Dress

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Joyce has been a widow for five years now. Still young enough to find love again, but somehow there never seems to be the time, or the right person. Instead she is always looking out for other people - her sister, who came home after a few wild years in Atlanta; Tomika - who has a four-year-old daughter, is 'brutally honest', and uses Denzel Washington as her yardstick for judging men; Tee - 'the girl could talk' - who soaks up information from the newspapers like it was water into a sponge; even the 75-year-old Smitherman sisters who still practise tai chi every morning. Then into Joyce's life comes Nate - who is not only good-looking, but seems both interested in Joyce, and keen to help her save the financially-troubled 'Circus' - so called because it's more like a three-ring circus than a woman's group. But just as Joyce begins to trust Nate, it looks as if he is not quite the knight in shining armour she had hoped for...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 132 x 199 x 23mm | 269g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752849093
  • 9780752849096
  • 2,163,402

About Pearl Cleage

Pearl Cleage is a New York Times bestselling author and accomplished playwright. She frequently performs her work on college and university campuses. Cleage has one daughter, Deignan, and lives in Atlanta with her husband, Zaron W. Burnett Jr.show more

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2,784 ratings
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4 36% (998)
3 20% (562)
2 4% (112)
1 1% (28)
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