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Book Review of A Day Late and a Dollar Short

A Day Late and a Dollar Short
A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Author: Terry McMillan
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3

We are introduced to Viola Price and her family chapter by chapter. Her four grown children and their absent dad who has found a new family to look after. Each chapter is written in a different voice so we see the story from many angles.
Viola is lovingly human and knows how to get right to the heart of the matter when it comes to her kids and their mistakes, after all she muses, it's a mothers business. The families involved are torn apart by cheating spouses, sexual abuse, teenage pregnancy, and drug and alcohol addiction, just to name a few of the hurdles placed along your way through the story.

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