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Terry McMillan on the Sacrifices We Make for "Love."

Author Terry McMillan. She's a black writer whose first novel was "Mama." Her new novel, "Disappearing Acts," is set in Brooklyn in 1982 and takes a look at what makes a relationship work. It's about an educated black man who falls in love with an uneducated black woman. (Rebroadcast. Original date September 13, 1989).


Other segments from the episode on December 11, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 11, 1989: Interview with John McPhee; Review of Tim Berne's album "Fractured Fairy Tales"; Interview with Terry McMillan; Review of the television show "Beauty…


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