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Pearl Cleage

Full Name: Pearl Cleage
Gender: Female
Hometown: Springfield, Massachusetts
Born: 1948-12-07
Number of Works: 19
Pearl Cleage is an African-American author whose work, both fiction and non-fiction, has been widely recognized. Her novel, What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day was a 1998 Oprah's Book Club selection. Cleage is known for her feminist views, particularly regarding her identity as an African-American woman. Cleage currently teaches drama at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.

ISBN: 038079487X, 9780380794874
Keywords: idlewild, day, ordinary, crazy, looks
Pages: 244
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

This highly praised debut novel by a renowned African-American playwright/essayist is a gritty yet warm and inspiring story of hope, love, and homecoming.
ISBN: 0380804883, 9780380804887
Keywords: dress, red, wish
Pages: 323
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

Joyce Mitchell was widowed far too young when he' beloved husband, Mitch, died in a tragic accident five years ago. Since then she's kept her hands full and her mind and heart occupied by running The Sewing Circus, an all-girl group she founded to provide badly needed services like day
ISBN: 0345481127, 9780345481122
Keywords: west, novel
Pages: 320
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

For Josephine Evans, home was on the stages of the world where she spent thirty years establishing herself as one of the finest actresses of her generation. Josephine was the toast of Europe, and her fabulous apartment in Amsterdam
ISBN: 0345506375, 9780345506375
Keywords: west, novel
Pages: 270
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

From the acclaimed Pearl Cleage, author of What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day . . . and Seen It All and Done the Rest, comes an Obama-era romance featuring a cast of unforgettable characters. Just when it appears that all her hard work on Barack Obama-era roman
ISBN: 0345490274, 9780345490278
Keywords: celebration, names, speak
Pages: 64
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 100%