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Waiting to exhale

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


  • African American women -- Fiction,
  • African American men -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Phoenix (Ariz.) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementTerry McMillan
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. ;
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15354234M
ISBN 100671537458

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About Waiting to Exhale. The critically acclaimed novel about four women who learn how to carry on while leaning on each other from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and I Almost Forgot About You. When the men in their lives prove less than reliable, Savannah, Bernadine, Gloria, and Robin find new strength through a rare and . Waiting to Exhale is the story of four black women - Savannah Jackson, Bernadine Harris, Robin Stokes, and Gloria Matthews - residing in Phoenix, Arizona, in The women, who are all in their 30's, support each other through personal and professional challenges and successes. The women are savvy enough to manage every element of their lives, except finding fulfillment in . Waiting to Exhale tells the story of four college-educated, middle-class black women who rely on one another to overcome a number of personal and professional crises. As a record of a year in.   Terry McMillan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale, How 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 of Ms. McMillan’s novels have been made into movies: Waiting to 4/4(47).

  I read Waiting to Exhale when I was a teenager with no knowledge in regards to relationships and men. Because of this, you might say that that I wasn’t in a position to grasp the point of the book. But somehow, although I wasn’t at the most adequate age to understand the basic premise of the novel, it really touched : Eleni Antonaropoulou.   Buy a cheap copy of Waiting to Exhale book by Terry McMillan. Four African-American women console and support one another in a complex friendship that helps each of them face the middle of her life as a single woman. , Free shipping over $/5(5). Waiting to Exhale is one of my favorite movies. However, I have never read the book the film is based off of. I want to read the book because I'm curious to see how different it is from the film. The movie is very entertaining so I;m sure the book is.4/5(2). Editions for Waiting to Exhale: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in

Book Review: Waiting to Exhale Waiting to Exhale is a wondrous, explicit representation of four middle-class African American females in the late twentieth century and their tumultuous relationships with men, relationships, and a number of both personal and professional problems that each of them endures. A racy, zesty, irreverent and absorbing book with broad mainstream appeal, McMillan's third novel (after Mama and Disappearing Acts) tells the stories of four 30ish black women bound together in . Talk about timing! With relations between African-American men and women in the spotlight as never before, here comes McMillan's report from the front: her bawdy, vibrant, deliciously readable third novel (Mama, Disappearing Acts) is the story of four black women friends and their frequently disastrous encounters with black men. The four are in their mid-to-late 30s, middle . Getting to Happy is the sequel to Waiting to Exhale by author Terry McMillan. The novel follows the lives of four African-American friends in Phoenix, Arizona in McMillan decided to write the sequel after her divorce from Jonathan Plummer, the inspiration for How Stella Got Her Groove book was released in Adaptations: Waiting to Exhale (), How .