Mildred Peacock is the touch, funny, feisty heroine of Mama, a survivor who’ll do anything to keep her family together. In Mildred’s world, men come and go as quickly as her paychecks, but her five children are her dream, her hope and her future. Not since Alice Walker’s The Color Purple has a black woman’s story been portrayed with such rich power, honesty, and love.
Terry gives an overview of the book:
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...