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I wish I had a red dress a novel by Pearl Cleage

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Published by William Morrow in New York .
Written in English



  • Michigan


  • African American women -- Fiction,
  • Women social workers -- Fiction,
  • Middle-aged women -- Fiction,
  • Widows -- Fiction,
  • Michigan -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPearl Cleage.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.L389 I2 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6791335M
ISBN 100380977338
LC Control Number00054620

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Editions for I Wish I Had a Red Dress: (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ),   hose of you who read Pearl Cleage's What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day (an Oprah book club selection) will remember the protagonist's sister, Joyce Mitchell, who ran a social club of sorts for teenaged moms. Cleage's new novel, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, continues the story of Joyce and her girls and the men who shake up their worlds for good and for ill. Introduction Returning to Idlewild, Michigan and some of the characters who captured readers' hearts in her bestseller, What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, Pearl Cleage writes a beautifully realized work about modern times, second chances, and making a difference in other people's Mitchell, widowed too young, has a full life as a social worker, one filled . Returning to Idlewild, Mich., the setting of her first book, Cleage takes up the story of Joyce, big sister to Ava, who was the focus of the original and who is absent from this one, traveling the.