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3.0 out of 5 stars More entertainment than biography, September 26, 1999
By A Customer
This review is from: Terry McMillan: The Unauthorized Biography (Hardcover)
As reviewers of African American books, my Contributing Editor and I swooped up this book for what we thought would be inside information on Terry McMillan. We weren't looking for trash; but thought that our internet readers would enjoy a biography (unauthorized as it may be) on one of their favorite authors. Diane Patrick makes a great attempt; and the biography is entertaining. However, we didn't really learn anything new and didn't appreciate the alternate "reporter" and "sister-girl" jardon dispersed throughout the book. Nevertheless, we'd still recommend the book for those who NEED to have it for their reference library, or that game of Jeopardy under the heading, "Useless Terry McMillan Facts."
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