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Terry McMillan


Terry McMillan

Terry McMillan fell in love with books as a teenager while working at the local library. She studied journalism at UC Berkeley and screenwriting at Columbia before making her fiction debut with Mama, which one both the Doubleday New Voices in Fiction Award and the American Book Award. She lives in Northern California.

Terry McMillan

Books by Terry McMillan

by Terry McMillan - African American Interest, Family, Fiction, Women's Fiction

Dr. Georgia Young’s life is wonderful. But great friends, family and a successful career doesn’t keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make major changes in her life, quitting her job as an optometrist and moving house, she finds herself on a journey that may include a second chance at love.

by Terry McMillan - Fiction

WHO ASKED YOU? opens as Trinetta leaves her two young sons with her mother, Betty Jean, and promptly disappears. BJ already has her hands full dealing with her other adult children, two opinionated sisters, an ill husband, and her own postponed dreams --- all while holding down a job delivering room service at a hotel. The drama unfolds through the perspectives of a rotating cast of characters, each playing a part, and full of surprises.