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A Day Late and a Dollar Short



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Author
McMillan, Terry
Descriptors
African-American Authors
African-Americans
Dysfunctional Families
Families
Family Relationships
Healing
Mothers and Daughters
Women
Location/Setting:
California
Chicago, Illinois
Las Vegas, Nevada
Time Period:
1990s
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Summary
Asthmatic family matriarch Viola Price recounts her life, including her estranged husband Cecil and their four children, as she is treated in intensive care. Quote from Viola: `Some people got stuff that can top ours....look at the Kennedys.`
Critique
Each character's viewpoint told in a first person narrative in succesive chapters. McMillan's best story yet. Great, fully developed characters. Highly recommend.
ISBN
0670896764
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# of Pages
431
Published
2001
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Reviewer's Initials: EJ AJ CO


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