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Disappearing Acts
Disappearing Acts
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He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile. She was pretty and independent, petite and not too skinny, just his type. Franklin Swift was a sometimes-employed construction worker, and a not-quite-divorced daddy of two. Zora Banks was a teacher, singer, songwriter. They met in a Brooklyn brownstone, and there could be no walking away. In this funny, gritty urban love story, Franklin and Zora join the ranks of fiction’s most compelling couples, as they move from Scrabble to sex, from layoffs to the limits of faith and trust. Disappearing Acts is about the mystery of desire and the burdens of the past. It’s about respect, what it can and can’t survive. And it’s about the safe and secret places that only love can find.
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He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile. She was pretty and independent, petite and not too skinny, just his type. Franklin Swift was a sometimes-employed construction worker, and a not-quite-divorced daddy of two. Zora Banks was a teacher, singer, songwriter. They met in a Brooklyn brownstone, and there could be no walking away.

In this funny, gritty urban love story, Franklin and Zora join the ranks of fiction’s most compelling couples, as they move from Scrabble to sex, from layoffs to the limits of faith and trust. Disappearing Acts is about the mystery of desire and the burdens of the past. It’s about respect, what it can and can’t survive. And it’s about the safe and secret places that only love can find.

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About Terry

Terry McMillan, who was born in Port Huron, Michigan, is an African-American author. Her interest in books comes from working at a library when she was sixteen. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1986 from the University of California, Berkeley. Her work is...

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Published Reviews

Nov.18.2007

Ms. McMillan's first novel, Mama, was original in concept and style, a runaway narrative pulling a crowded cast of funny, earthy characters. Disappearing Acts is also full of momentum, and...

Dec.13.2007

Talk about timing! With relations between African-American men and women in the spotlight as never before, here comes McMillan’s report from the front: her bawdy, vibrant, deliciously readable third novel...