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Pratt Library welcomes best-selling author Terry McMillan

6/10/2016, 9 a.m.
“The Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” author will be talking about her new novel, “I ...
Best-selling author Terry McMillan (Courtesy Photo)

— The Enoch Pratt Free Library is proud to welcome best-selling and award-winning author Terry McMillan to talk about her new novel, “I Almost Forgot About You,” on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Central Library Main Hall located at 400 Cathedral Street in Baltimore.

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For nearly thirty years, Terry McMillan has been entertaining readers’ with novels bursting with warmth, humor and a fearless, tell-it-like-it-is honesty. Beginning with her acclaimed debut novel “Mama,” her New York Times bestselling books include “Waiting to Exhale,” “A Day Late and a Dollar Short,” “The Interruption of Everything,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” “Getting to Happy,” “Disappearing Acts,” and “Who Asked You?” With millions of copies sold around the world, McMillan’s work has transcended age, race, and class to make her one of the most beloved authors in publishing today.

In “I Almost Forgot About You,” Dr. Georgia Young's wonderful life— great friends, family and successful career— aren't enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life, quitting her job as an optometrist, and moving house, she finds herself on a wild journey that may or may not include a second chance at love.

Terry McMillan fell in love with books as a teenager while working at the local library. She studied journalism at UC Berkeley and screenwriting at Columbia before making her fiction debut with Mama, which won both the Doubleday New Voices in Fiction Award and the American Book Award.

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