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Disappearing Acts
by Terry McMillan | Women's Fiction
Registered by linusrpaul of Columbia, Missouri USA on 8/23/2003
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by linusrpaul from Columbia, Missouri USA on Saturday, August 23, 2003

8 out of 10

From the Publisher

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.

Not Terry's best but a good read about the conflicts and difficulties faced by couples, in this case a black couple trying to survive life and each other. An enjoyable read. 


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