The Women of Brewster Place

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Penguin Books, 1988 - 192 pagine
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The women of Brewster Place are "hard-edged, soft-centered, brutally demanding, and easily pleased". In their stories, Gloria Naylor has created a community of women that has touched thousands of readers across the country. Now the basis for a November 1988, ABC-TV, three-hour movie, starring Oprah Winfrey. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Stories of 7 women linked by the decent and forthright Mattie: DAWN - 4 "double units" on a dead end street {smell of vinegar douche in the street?} Ben sits and drinks on garbage can. MATTIE - why ... Leggi recensione completa

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Naylor gathers you up and brings you full force into this group of women, learning from them, loving with them, and mourning with them. And it's in turns wonderful and terrible. A good read to see a ... Leggi recensione completa

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Gloria Naylor was born in Manhattan, New York on January 25, 1950. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Brooklyn College and a master's degree in African American studies from Yale University. She taught at several universities including George Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, New York University, Princeton University, and Boston University. Her first novel, The Women of Brewster Place, won the American Book Award and the National Book Award for first novel in 1983. It was adapted into a two-part television movie in 1989. Her other novels include Linden Hills, Mama Day, Bailey's Café, and The Men of Brewster Place. She died of heart failure on September 28, 2016 at the age of 66.

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