New York: Viking, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. 8vo, black quarter cloth with irridescent blue lettering on spine over ivory boards with author's facsimile signature on front cover, archival mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) by Macduff Everton, red endpapers, [xvi] + 368 pages. Very Fine / Fine. Item #5889
Terry McMillan (born 1951) achieved national attention in 1992 with her third novel, WAITING TO EXHALE, a New York Times bestseller and film directed by Forest Whitaker starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett.
Her novel, HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK, is a romantic comedy about a divorced mother of forty-two who finds love in Jamaica with a man half her age. It also became a bestseller and was made into a film starry Angela Bassett and Whoopi Goldberg.
SIGNED & in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION: tight, clean, bright in an unclipped dust jacket. Small remainder mark on page bottoms.