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Bebe Moore Campbell (1950–2006)

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Bebe Moore Campbell 1950-2006 Bebe Moore Campbell (b. 1950) is an award-winning author and a journalist. In her 1989 memoir, Sweet Summer: Growing up With and Without My Dad, she recalls living in Philadelphia with her mother during the school year and spending summers with her father in North näytä lisää Carolina. The book has been hailed for its bittersweet remembrances of a dual childhood and life in the South at the merge of the social revolution of the 1960s. Her other nonfiction includes Successful Women, Angry Men: Backlash in the Two-Career Marriage (1986). She has written the novels Your Blues Ain't Like Mine (1992) and Brothers and Sisters (1994). Campbell's interest in mental health prompted here to write her first children's book, Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry, published in September 2003. This book won the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Outstanding Literature Award for 2003. It tells the story of how a little girl copes with being reared by her mentally ill mother. Ms. Campbell was a member of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and a founding member of NAMI-Inglewood. Her book 72 Hour Hold also deals with mental illness. Her first play, "Even with the Madness", debuted in New York in June 2003. Campbell has contributed nonfiction articles to Ms, Working Mother, Ebony, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Seventeen, Parents, and Glamour, and is a regular commentator for National Public Radio's Morning Edition. She earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Pittsburgh. She died from complications related to brain cancer on November 27, 2006. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work (2004) — Avustaja — 159 kappaletta
Gumbo: A Celebration of African American Writing (2002) — Avustaja — 125 kappaletta
Wild Women Don't Wear No Blues (1993) — Avustaja — 76 kappaletta
Dream Me Home Safely: Writers on Growing Up in America (2003) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
I Hear a Symphony: African Americans Celebrate Love (1994) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Wild Women (1854) — Avustaja — 23 kappaletta
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (2003) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta

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The setting is Los Angeles, 1992, weeks following the Rodney King verdict and the ensuing riots. The heroine, Esther Jackson-seemingly self confident but quaveringly intense-has a good position as a regional operations manager of a bank. Esther has glass-ceilinged her way to a two bedroom house in an L.A. suburb, but along with success, she carries the contradictory burdens of compromise, determination & humiliation required of women of color who move up the corporate ladder.
 
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evieippolito | 23 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 31, 2024 |
This book was originally published almost 30 years ago, yet the situations, emotions, and mental anguish presented in this book are relatable today.
 
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Christudo | 23 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 26, 2023 |
The setting is Los Angeles, 1992, weeks following the Rodney King verdict and the ensuing riots. The heroine, Esther Jackson-seemingly self confident but quaveringly intense-has a good position as a regional operations manager of a bank. Esther has glass-ceilinged her way to a two bedroom house in an L.A. suburb, but along with success, she carries the contradictory burdens of compromise, determination & humiliation required of women of color who move up the corporate ladder.
 
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cstachur | 23 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 25, 2023 |
The setting is Los Angeles, 1992, weeks following the Rodney
King verdict and the ensuing riots. The heroine, Esther Jackson-seemingly self confident
but quaveringly intense-has a good position as a regional operations manager of a bank.
Esther has glass-ceilinged her way to a two bedroom house in an L.A. suburb, but along with
success, she carries the contradictory burdens of compromise, determination & humiliation
required of women of color who move up the corporate ladder.
 
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newton2k | 23 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 28, 2022 |

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