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A day late and a dollar short, Terry McMillan

Label
A day late and a dollar short
Title
A day late and a dollar short
Statement of responsibility
Terry McMillan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Price family--Viola, the matriarch; her sometimes-husband Cecil; and their four adult children--sticks together through life's most trying circumstances
  • "Las Vegas, 1994. The Prices are introduced by Viola, the family's outspoken matriarch: Her husband, Cecil, has shut the door behind him for the last time; and their four adult kids, scattered across the country, seem determined to send her to her grave, or at least to the hospital with worrying. Paris is divorced, mother to a nearly seventeen-year-old son and the one who always comes to everybody's rescue - although she doesn't have a clue as to how to save herself. Lewis is the scapegoat, and his troubles keep landing him in jail, which only seems to confirm what his family thinks he is. Out in Chicago, Charlotte knows she's gotten the short end of the stick for years, has "nothing in common except blood" with her parents and siblings and would just as soon divorce them all. Janelle, the baby of the family, is not only on the defensive about the course of her own life but she's facing a new crisis, a fast-brewing storm with her teenage daughter that threatens more than she's willing to admit. And don't even ask Viola about Cecil: "He's a bad habit I've had for thirty-eight years which would make him my husband." But Cecil has some ideas for taking his hard-working life into his own hands, regardless of what his wife and kids think about it."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMillan, Terry
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.C3868
LC item number
D3 2001
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • African American women
  • Families, Black
  • Mother and child
Label
A day late and a dollar short, Terry McMillan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Hot Links
  • Fish Dreams
  • Ten Thousand Things
  • Liquid Jesus
  • Before I Pop
  • Bingo
  • Housecleaning
  • Hand After Hand
  • Throbbing
  • Credit
  • The Way I See It
  • Cancer
  • Puff on That
  • Lucky Strikes
  • Burnt Toast
  • Refills
  • Sinners
  • A New Life
  • Why Am I Wearing My Mama's Shoes?
  • Sorry
  • Dreaming in Black and White
  • Cold Keys
  • Two of Wands, or Hanged Man, Reversed
  • One Entrance to Another
  • Old Purses
  • Sock-It-to-Me Cake
  • What I'm Fighting For
  • Loosening the Knots
  • Help
  • Thanksgiving
  • Clearing House Sweepstakes
  • Track
  • Nothing in Common Except Blood
  • Behind My Back
  • Every Shut Eye Ain't Closed
  • Hives
Control code
44979656
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780670896769
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00046232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
A day late and a dollar short, Terry McMillan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Hot Links
  • Fish Dreams
  • Ten Thousand Things
  • Liquid Jesus
  • Before I Pop
  • Bingo
  • Housecleaning
  • Hand After Hand
  • Throbbing
  • Credit
  • The Way I See It
  • Cancer
  • Puff on That
  • Lucky Strikes
  • Burnt Toast
  • Refills
  • Sinners
  • A New Life
  • Why Am I Wearing My Mama's Shoes?
  • Sorry
  • Dreaming in Black and White
  • Cold Keys
  • Two of Wands, or Hanged Man, Reversed
  • One Entrance to Another
  • Old Purses
  • Sock-It-to-Me Cake
  • What I'm Fighting For
  • Loosening the Knots
  • Help
  • Thanksgiving
  • Clearing House Sweepstakes
  • Track
  • Nothing in Common Except Blood
  • Behind My Back
  • Every Shut Eye Ain't Closed
  • Hives
Control code
44979656
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
431 pages
Isbn
9780670896769
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00046232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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