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Terry McMillan
Biography
Terry McMillan's previous novels include Mama (1987), (1989), and the New York Times bestsellers Waiting to Exhale (1992) and How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1996), both of which were awarded the NAACP/Black Image Award for Best Novel, and A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2001). McMillan's influential anthology of contemporary African American fiction, Breaking Ice, was published in 1990. Waiting to Exhale was made into a motion picture in 1995, and How Stella Got Her Groove Back came to the screen in 1998; in December of 2000, HBO released a film version of Disappearing Acts. Terry McMillan is the recipient of the 2002 Essence Award for Excellence in Literature. Her forthcoming novel is titled The Interruption of Everything. She lives in Northern California with her family.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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Chronology
*Mama, 1987
*Disappearing Acts, 1989
*Waiting to Exhale, 1992
*How Stella Got Her Groove Back, 1996
*A Day Late and a Dollar Short, 2001
*The Interruption of Everything, 2005
*It's OK if You're Clueless: And 23 More Tips for Life After High School, 2006
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