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Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan

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Also by Terry McMillan:

I Almost Forgot About You, June 2016
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Who Asked You?, September 2013
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Getting To Happy, August 2011
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Getting to Happy, September 2010
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The Interruption of Everything, August 2006
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Interruption of Everything, July 2005
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Waiting To Exhale, December 2004
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back, June 1997
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Getting to Happy
Terry McMillan

Viking Adult
September 2010
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Featuring: Bernadine; Savannah; Gloria
400 pages
ISBN: 0670022047
EAN: 9780670022045
Hardcover
$27.95
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Multicultural African-American | Women's Fiction

An exuberant return to the four unforgettable heroines of Waiting to Exhale--the novel that changed African American fiction forever.

Terry McMillan's Waiting to Exhale was more than just a bestselling novel-its publication was a watershed moment in literary history. McMillan's sassy and vibrant story about four African American women struggling to find love and their place in the world touched a cultural nerve, inspired a blockbuster film, and generated a devoted audience.

Now, McMillan revisits Savannah, Gloria, Bernadine, and Robin fifteen years later. Each is at her own midlife crossroads: Savannah has awakened to the fact that she's made too many concessions in her marriage, and decides to face life single again-at fifty-one. Bernadine has watched her megadivorce settlement dwindle, been swindled by her husband number two, and conned herself into thinking that a few pills will help distract her from her pain. Robin has an all-American case of shopaholism, while the big dream of her life-to wear a wedding dress- has gone unrealized. And for years, Gloria has taken happiness and security for granted. But being at the wrong place at the wrong time can change everything. All four are learning to heal past hurts and to reclaim their joy and their dreams; but they return to us full of spirit, sass, and faith in one another. They've exhaled: now they are learning to breathe.

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Oprah - January 10, 2011
Oprah - September 28, 2010
Good Morning America - September 8, 2010

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