Who Asked You?

By Terry McMillan


From the # I New York Times bestselling authorRemember Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, and How Stella Got Her Groove Back? Well, you wont likely forget Terry McMillans Who Asked You? either (Raleigh News & Observer). When Who Asked You? begins, Trinetta leaves her two young sons with her mother, Betty Jean, and promptly disappears. BJ already …


Published date: January 1, 2013
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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This novel is a rich celebration of mothers who have, in the age of crack cocaine, been forced to raise their own grandchildren, having lost their daughters to the epidemic. It is word perfect, sometimes hilarious, always honest to the life of its characters and to “ghetto” society. I don’t understand the title of the book or the book jacket art, but the book itself is essential reading for these and future times. I recommend audio for a captivating listening experience.