Terry McMillanWhy the World Needs Drama<br />
Terry McMillan<br />Born October 18, 1951<br />Received her BA in Journalism from the University of California, Berkley in...
  The Many Faces of Terry McMillan<br />University Professor<br />Screen Writer<br />Editor <br />Author<br />Novelist<br />
Terry McMillan Books<br />Mama: A Novel<br />Disappearing Acts<br />Breaking Ice<br />Waiting to Exhale<br />How Stella Go...
Mama: A Novel1987<br />Mama is a tale of  Mildred Peacock,  a feisty survivor who will do anything to keep her family toge...
Disappearing Acts1989<br />He was tall, dark as bittersweet chocolate, and impossibly gorgeous, with a woman-melting smile...
Waiting to Exhale1992<br />Terry McMillan has crafted a well-written, truthful, and funny story of four African-American w...
Movies<br />Disappearing Acts<br />How Stella Got Her Groove back<br />Waiting to Exhale<br />
Personal Life<br />McMillan Married Jonathan Plummer in 1998. At the time, McMillan was 40, and Plummer was in his early 2...
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  1. 1. Terry McMillanWhy the World Needs Drama<br />
  2. 2. Terry McMillan<br />Born October 18, 1951<br />Received her BA in Journalism from the University of California, Berkley in 1977<br />Worked as a writing professor at Stanford University and the University of Wyoming<br />
  3. 3. The Many Faces of Terry McMillan<br />University Professor<br />Screen Writer<br />Editor <br />Author<br />Novelist<br />
  4. 4. Terry McMillan Books<br />Mama: A Novel<br />Disappearing Acts<br />Breaking Ice<br />Waiting to Exhale<br />How Stella Got Her Groove Back<br />A Day Late and a Dollar Short<br />The Interruption of Everything<br />Its ok if you’re Clueless<br />
  5. 5. Mama: A Novel1987<br />Mama is a tale of Mildred Peacock, a feisty survivor who will do anything to keep her family together. In the world of Mildred, men and paychecks come and go, but her children are her hope, dream and future. <br />
  6. 6. Disappearing Acts1989<br />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 meet in a Brooklyn Brownstone and there could be no walking away…..<br />
  7. 7. Waiting to Exhale1992<br />Terry McMillan has crafted a well-written, truthful, and funny story of four African-American women -- who are &quot;sistuhs&quot; trying to make it in this world we all live in -- and the sometimes volatile world of black female - black male relationships.<br />
  8. 8. Movies<br />Disappearing Acts<br />How Stella Got Her Groove back<br />Waiting to Exhale<br />
  9. 9. Personal Life<br />McMillan Married Jonathan Plummer in 1998. At the time, McMillan was 40, and Plummer was in his early 20’s. McMillan claimed Plummer to be the inspiration for the main Character in How Stella Got her Groove Back. However, in 2004 Plummer announced that he was gay, and McMillan filed for divorce. The divorce was settled for an Undisclosed amount of money. <br />

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