When Franklin, a young construction worker, meets Zora, a struggling singer from Ohio, neither is certain they can make the sacrifices and commitments needed to build love.
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Terry McMillan is a New York Times bestselling author of a number of novels, including Disappearing Acts, Getting to Happy, and Waiting to Exhale. She studied journalism at UC Berkeley and screenwriting at Columbia before making her fiction debut with Mama, which won both the Doubleday New Voices in Fiction Award and the American Book Award. She is also a recipient of the Essence Lifetime Achievement Award. She lives in Pasadena, California.From AudioFile :
She is a competent, if not always confident, music teacher, ready to leap into stardom. He is an intelligent, if uneducated, construction worker determined to work on his constitution. Neither is looking for romance, let alone love. DISAPPEARING ACTS presents a fresh, insightful look at the many stages of a modern relationship. Marjorie Johnson and Marc Damon Johnson read alternating chapters, each giving a compelling performance. Marjorie Johnson's Zora, although she grew up in Toledo, flavors her speech with a strong touch of Brooklyn spice. Marc Damon Johnson's Franklin can be drunk, angry and loving, all in the same chapter. His interpretations of Franklin's friends and family are so distinct as to sound like entirely different readers. Skillful writing and sensitive performing of this work leave the listener sad to hear the story end. R.P.L. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Description du livre Viking Adult, 1989. Hardcover. État : New. Never used!. N° de réf. du libraire P110670824615
Description du livre Viking, 1989. Trade Paperback. État : New. Book and DJ are clean and tight but for two lighty bumped tips. A lovely copy of the authors second book. N° de réf. du libraire 67678