Sister Gumbo: Spicy Vignettese from Black Women on Life, Sex, and Relationships

Sister Gumbo: Spicy Vignettese from Black Women on Life, Sex, and Relationships

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by Ursula Inga Kindred, Mirranda Guerin-Williams
     
 

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African-American women's lives and relationships are complex and at times, deliciously spicy. So, when two sisters decided to interview over twenty women about relationships, sex, spirituality, and self, the result was a fantastic collection of funny, sassy, and moving vignettes.

From Jackie, who still loves to have sex with her husband of 28 years, to Lady, who

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African-American women's lives and relationships are complex and at times, deliciously spicy. So, when two sisters decided to interview over twenty women about relationships, sex, spirituality, and self, the result was a fantastic collection of funny, sassy, and moving vignettes.

From Jackie, who still loves to have sex with her husband of 28 years, to Lady, who is considering the pro's and con's of her extramarital affair, to Ayoka, who recently discovered her own inner spirituality, these women will draw you in to their lives. Their candid interviews offer insightful and intimate portraits of everyday African-American women.

Editorial Reviews

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The writing is outstanding and the authors really went out of their way to bring these stories to life. I could imagine myself talking with the [women], it is so down to earth. Made me feel right at home.
The Southern Digest

Gives the reader a trip into the joys, pains and life lessons of the female.
From the Publisher
"A funny and frank discussion of relationships seasoned to perfection with just the right amount of wisdom and sass. Not to be missed."

- Francis Ray, national bestselling author of Like the First Time

"Sister Gumbo is emotional, touching and powerful! With a cast of characters we can all relate to, this book is a must read for every woman."

- Brenda Jackson, national bestselling author of The Savvy Sistahs

"The writing is outstanding and the authors really went out of their way to bring these stories to life. I could imagine myself talking with the [women], it is so down to earth. Made me feel right at home."

- Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Gives the reader a trip into the joys, pains and life lessons of the female."

- The Southern Digest

Francis Ray

A funny and frank discussion of relationships seasoned to perfection with just the right amount of wisdom and sass. Not to be missed.
Brenda Jackson

Sister Gumbo is emotional, touching and powerful! With a cast of characters we can all relate to, this book is a must read for every woman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312326791
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
880,913
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.82(d)

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