Terry McMillan: It's Not All Downhill From Here
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents:
Its Not All Downhill From Here
With Kris Welch
Thursday, April 16, 7:30 PM
First Church of Berkeley, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA
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Terry McMillan has been charming readers with her exceptional warmth, sharp humor, and fierce female characters for more than thirty years. In her bestselling novels such as Mama, Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Getting to Happy, and I Almost Forgot About You, she writes about our daily realitieslove and heartbreak, grief and redemption, work, family, friendshipscrafting instantly relatable novels that have earned her legions of devoted readers. ITS NOT ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE shows Terry is back and at her best. Her signature style shines in this inspiring story about healing wounds and charting new pathsall with a little help from our friends.
Life is good for Loretha Curry. A successful business woman with a thriving beauty supply store, her devoted husband Carl still worships her and she can always count on her circle of lifelong friends for advice and a good laugh. But when an unexpected tragedy occurs that rattles her entire world, Lo is not sure how she will ever move on. Suddenly it feels like her best days are behind her, but Lo has never subscribed to the belief that its all downhill from here. With the support of her loyal girlfriends and newfound connections within her own family, Lo will discover a new strength and slowly begin to put the pieces back together, proving youre never too old to start over and joy is just waiting to be found if you know where to look for it.
Featuring an unforgettable ensemble of strong, dynamic women, ITS NOT ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE shows its never too late to become who you want to be, that family is worth fighting for, and that our best days are yet to come.
Terry McMillan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of I Almost Forgot About You, Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, A Day Late and a Dollar Short, The Interruption of Everything, I Almost Forgot About You, and the editor of Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction. Four of Ms. McMillans novels have been made into movies: Waiting to Exhale; How Stella Got Her Groove Back; Disappearing Acts ; and A Day Late and a Dollar Short.
Kris Welch is a veteran, very popular KPFA on-air host, a mother, and a devoted grandmother.
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