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Cleage, Pearl

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Works: 65 works in 297 publications in 1 language and 22,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Poetry  Biography  Drama 
Classifications: PS3553.L389, 813.54
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What looks like crazy on an ordinary day-- : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,349 libraries worldwide
On learning she has the aids virus, Ava Johnson closes her beauty parlor in Atlanta and returns to her hometown in Michigan, devoting herself to counselling black girls in trouble. In the process she falls in love with a man convicted of murder. A look at the problems facing black youth
I wish I had a red dress : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
Joyce Mitchell is a young widow with a life filled with work, family, and friends, but as the all-girl group she founded runs into problems, she feels an increasing desire to treat herself to something, or someone, special
Babylon sisters : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,782 libraries worldwide
Enjoying a close relationship with her daughter, Phoebe, Catherine Sanderson has kept only one secret--the identity of Phoebe's father--until Phoebe embarks on her own search for her paternity, bringing her real father back into their lives
Baby brother's blues : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,690 libraries worldwide
Regina Burns becomes worried when terrified women seeking refuge from abuse seek the protection of her husband, Blue Hamilton, from their abusive lovers, followed by the disappearances of the worst offenders
Some things I never thought I'd do by Pearl Cleage( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
Taking a job in Atlanta to save the family home, Regina Burns finds herself unable to forgive her new employer for ruining her wedding plans years earlier and finds herself falling for a handsome stranger whom her aunt predicted she would meet
Seen it all and done the rest : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,409 libraries worldwide
After thirty years in Europe building her reputation as one of her generation's finest actresses and redefining her role as an African-American diva, Josephine Evans returns to the U.S., where she is forced to build a new life
Till you hear from me : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
Just when it appears that all her hard work on Barack Obama's presidential campaign is about to pay off with a White House job, thirty-five-year-old Ida B. Wells Dunbar finds herself on Washington, D.C.'s post-election sidelines even as her twentysomething counterparts overrun the West Wing. She returns home to Atlanta, and her controversial civil rights icon father, Reverend Horace A. Dunbar
Just wanna testify : a novel by Pearl Cleage( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,328 libraries worldwide
Blue Hamilton, "godfather" of his Atlanta neighborhood where crime is unknown, becomes pitted against the "Too Fine Five," Amazonian African-American supermodels whose arrival in town spells trouble. Seems that when the vamps are done with their men, the men will be done ... for good
Deals with the Devil : and other reasons to riot by Pearl Cleage( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
A third generation feminist talks about African-American life, focusing on the experiences of women,and the fate of race in America. Includes incidents from her own life in support of some of her arguments
Babylon sisters by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Phoebe has grown up not knowing the identity of her father which her mother, Catherine has kept secret. All of a sudden he is in town investigating a story and she finds she must reveal the truth to her daughter
Seen it all and done the rest a novel by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
The toast of Europe, Josephine Evans had spent thirty years abroad establishing her reputation as one of the finest actresses of her generation. In Amsterdam, she redefined who and what an African American diva could be, and her legions of loyal fans loved her for it. But when a war she didn't even understand suddenly makes her the target of angry anti-American protests, Josephine is forced to return to America to see if she can find a new definition of home. Camping out with her granddaughter in Atlanta's West End, Josephine tries to reclaim her old life even as she scrambles to shape her new one. An unexpected reunion with an old friend, Abbie Allen Browning, soon offers her a chance to set things right. Rallying with Abbie against an unscrupulous land developer who threatens to tear the community apart, Josephine finds herself playing the most important role of her life, as she shows her neighbors what courage really is and learns the real meaning of coming home
Flyin' west and other plays by Pearl Cleage( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
We speak your names : a celebration by Pearl Cleage( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Presents the poem written for Oprah Winfrey's historic Legends Weekend in May 2005 that expresses a collective thank-you to twenty-five legendary African American women, including Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee, Rosa Parks, and Alice Walker
I wish I had a red dress by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A widowed African-American social worker in Michigan longs for the confidence and assurance to wear a red dress, her symbol of freedom and abandon
Baby brother's blues a novel by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
When Regina Burns married Blue Hamilton, she knew he was no ordinary man. Regina enjoyed a circle of engaging friends and her own work as communications consultant, but she especially relished the company of her husband, who never ceased to be a source of passion and delight. Then everything changes. Frightened women are showing up in West End, seeking Blue's protection from lovers who have suddenly become violent. When the worst offenders begin to disappear, the speculation seems to implicate Blue and his long-time associates. Now that Regina is pregnant, her fears for Blue's safety have become an obsession that threatens the heart of their relationship
The brass bed and other stories by Pearl Cleage( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
What looks like crazy on an ordinary day-- by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
After ten years of living the big life in Atlanta Ava returns to her small hometown, where she discovers friends and family facing impending tragedy, and a chance at love
Till you hear from me [a novel] by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
After her father Reverend Dunbar, a civil rights icon, makes statements that are not politically correct Ida is concerned about him and returns to Atlanta. Back in her old West End neighborhood, Ida runs into childhood friend and smooth political operator Wes Harper, also in town to pay a visit to the Reverend Dunbar, his mentor. While Ida and the Rev try to find the balance between personal loyalties and political realities, they must do some serious soul searching in order to get things back on track before Wes permanently derails their best laid plans
We speak your names a celebration by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
In the tradition of Maya Angelou's Phenomenal woman, We speak your names is an inspiring poem from New York Times bestselling author Pearl Cleage for all women, a perfect holiday gift destined to become a classic. This is the poem that served as a centerpiece for Oprah's documentary, "Legends Ball," which aired in October 2005. O Magazine published an excerpt of the poem in August 2005, and this season, Oprah is promoting the poem's publication in hardback by Random House in April 2006. Angela Basset, Phylicia Rashad, Halle Berry, Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Aretha Franklin, Coretta Scott King, Alicia Keys, Lena Horne, Toni Morrison, Rosa Parks, Tina Turner, and Diana Ross were among the many readers of the poem at the Legends Ball and many of them will be offering comments on the book
Some things I never thought I'd do by Pearl Cleage( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
To save her family home Regina Burns takes a temporary job in Atlanta with the woman who broke up her wedding plans a few years back
 
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Alternative Names
Lomax Cleage, Pearl
Lomax Cleage, Pearl 1948-
Lomax, Pearl Cleage
Lomax, Pearl Cleage 1948-
Languages
English (243)
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