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He Was Tall, Dark As Bittersweet Chocolate, And Impossibly Gorgeous, With A Woman Melting Smile She Was Pretty And Independent, Petite And Not Too Skinny, Just His Type Franklin Swift Was A Sometimes Employed Construction Worker, And A Not Quite Divorced Daddy Of Two Zora Banks Was A Teacher, Singer, Songwriter They Met In A Brooklyn Brownstone, And There Could Be No Walking Away In This Funny, Gritty Urban Love Story, Franklin And Zora Join The Ranks Of Fiction S Most Compelling Couples, As They Move From Scrabble To Sex, From Layoffs To The Limits Of Faith And Trust Disappearing Acts Is About The Mystery Of Desire And The Burdens Of The Past It S About Respect, What It Can And Can T Survive And It S About The Safe And Secret Places That Only Love Can Find.


10 thoughts on “Disappearing Acts

  1. Roy Roy says:

    Waiting to Exhale received all of the acclaim and is the book that changed the face of publishing to a significant degree as the industry suddenly realized that African Americans read too, and sometimes even like to read about fictional characters who remind them of themselves But in my opinion this is Ms McMillan s strongest novel It s easy to become immersed in her work, forgetting that you re reading and instead envisioning yourself as a fly on the wall easedropping on lives that seem as Waiting to Exhale received all of the acclaim and is the book that changed the face of publishi...


  2. Camille Camille says:

    So basically I ve just read 474 pages chronicling the never ending cycle of abuse on behalf of ZoraIf she didn t decide to stay after an exhausting amount of verbal, physical and sexual abuse, I would have praised this book as a work of women s empowerment In true McMillan fashion the characters are 3 dimensiona...


  3. Mary Mary says:

    I was so absorbed by this book It is the story of a relationship Love with the perspective of both man and woman which was done in an interesting way The man s thoughts in one chapter moving on to the woman s Back and forth Love, struggles with betrayal, strength, intelligence, bread winner, etc At the core was love and I wanted love to win out even when obviously causing one, the other or both grief, depending on the chapter No ending from me but will recommend to anyone who likes great I was so absorbed by this book It is the story of a relat...


  4. Kaylah Turner Kaylah Turner says:

    I m reviewing the book Disappearing Acts by Terry McMillan It s a fictional book about a black woman and man who struggle with society s views, relationships, and life in general Disappearing Acts is based on the everyday struggles of a black woman Zora, and man Franklin, living in New York during the 80 s Franklin is a tall handsome handyman who works construction He s very intelligent, but knows that means little when your black and a high school dropout Franklin feels no one will ever gi I m reviewing the book Disappearing Acts by Terry McMillan It s a fictional book about a black woman and man who struggle with society s views, relationships, and life in general Di...


  5. Tuesday Tuesday says:

    This book started off pretty good Kept me interested and coming back forI am mid way through the book and I find myself having to motivate myself to continue on I so want to put this book down and start a new one but I have decide that my New Year s resolution for 2010 is to finish what I start There...


  6. Lisa Harris Lisa Harris says:

    This is another typical McMillan novel I just couldn t get my mind around these characters At a certain point sympathy turns to pity.


  7. Kris - My Novelesque Life Kris - My Novelesque Life says:

    1.5 STARS Franklin s tired of women, tired of trouble He s young, he s six feet four and he likes to pump iron But his ex wife s riding him for money to keep their two children, and there s no security in construction work Not in New York anyway, and especially not if you re black All Franklin really wants is to stay together, stay in work and, most of all, stay out of love.And Zora She s a music teacher, fresh from Ohio, looking for that one big break as a singer songwriter She s going to 1.5 STARS Franklin s tired of women, tired of trouble He s young, he s six feet four and he likes to pump iron But his ex wife s riding him for money to keep their two children, and there s no security in construction work Not in New York anyway, and especially not if you re black All Franklin really wants is to stay together, stay in work and, most of all, stay out of love.And Zora She s a music teacher, fresh from Ohio, looking for that one big break as a singer songwriter She s ...


  8. a. chigozie a. chigozie says:

    I liked that Terry McMillan dived right into the storyline And the fact that it was a romance pulled me right in But I won t lie, I spent most of the time trying to figure out when Zora was going to leave Franklin for good It didn t seem like Zora and Franklin had a lot of good times and he was so insufferable Throughout most of the book I wondered why they Zora was still dealing with him I wasn t committed to their relationship or love and for must of the book wondered where the romance I liked that Terry McMillan dived right into the storyline And the fact that it was a romance pulled me right in But I won t lie, I spent most of the time trying to figure out when Zora was going to leave Franklin for good It didn t seem like Zora and Fran...


  9. Linda Linda says:

    I m not really a Terry McMillan fan, but I really admired this book I thought it was a pretty honest portrayal of the progression of a romantic relationship first you re enad then you re disillusioned, sometimes to the point of being disturbed...


  10. Meave Meave says:

    It was a pretty book Yes, I said pretty NOT pretty good or pretty bad. just pretty Like you would call a person pretty I hated the ending by the way. after all I went through via the character s lives by the end I wasn t SOO satisfied with the outcome But t...