TITLE

Fantasy island

AUTHOR(S)
Kennedy, Dana
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Entertainment Weekly;05/03/96, Issue 325, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book `How Stella Got Her Groove Back,' by Terry McMillan. Background for the book from McMillan's own experiences; Comparison to her previous book `Waiting to Exhale'; McMillan's talent for details and dialogue.
ACCESSION #
9605027687

 

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