Mama Author:Terry McMillan A chronicle of a unique heroine by the author of "How Stella got her Groove Back". Mildred is tough but so is life in an idustrial town that is slowly sinking into permanent recession. Laid off by her minimal job and abandoned by her violent, weak-willed husband, she was left to field offers from a battery of men. Mildred is forced to make incre... more »asingly troublesome compromises in jer jobs and love life. When her daughter moves out of the shiftless, dead-end town she finds she has more in common with her mother than just the good parts.
In feisty prose, McMillan captures unpredictabel changes, joys, and hardships as this family makes its way to the West Coast to create an unrivaled portrait of an unusual American family.« less