Waiting To Exhale

Waiting To Exhale

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Waiting to Exhale, Terry McMillan's ground-breaking bestseller, is a raw, powerful and triumphantly frank portrait of four black women who share the concerns, small as well as large, of women everywhere- money, kids, ageing parents, clothes, hair, work, weight, men and sex. Savannah, Bernadine, Gloria and Robin are four friends who lean on each other, holding their breath, waiting for love... 'BRIGHT, AGGRESSIVE, RESILIENT AND SASSY...THESE ARE WOMEN JUST BURSTING WITH LIFE...THE MEN COME AND GO. BUT THROUGH IT ALL THESE FOUR VIBRANT AND DURABLE WOMEN ARE THERE FOR ONE ANOTHER...IT IS A VISION TO CHEER' ashington Post 'EVERY BIT AS SERIOUS AS MARY MCCARTHY WAS WHEN SHE WROTE THE GROUP...TRIUMPHANT' unday Telegraph 'ONE OF THE MOST LIVELY AND SHARPLY FUNNY NOVELS I'VE READ THIS YEAR...THE HUMOUR IS PAINFULLY TRUE' unday Expressshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 109.22 x 170.18 x 33.02mm | 136.08g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552996491
  • 9780552996495

About Terry McMillan

Terry McMillan was born in Port Huron, Michigan, and studied at the University of California and Columbia University. She lives with her son outside San Francisco. Her novels include Mama, Disappearing Acts and Waiting to Exhale.show more

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3 24% (3,004)
2 5% (672)
1 1% (185)
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