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Terry Mcmillan's Top Book Recommendations

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The Yellow House

In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant--the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed, Ivory Mae remarried Sarah's father Simon Broom; their combined family would eventually number twelve children. But after Simon died, six months after Sarah's birth, the Yellow House would become Ivory Mae's thirteenth and most unruly child.

A book of great ambition, Sarah M. Broom's The Yellow...

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.Just finished @sarahmbroom _The Yellow House_. That book is freaking amazing!!! (Source)

Imani PerryListen... if you have the chance go see @sarahmbroom while she’s on her book tour. And buy her memoir, The Yellow House. All the praise is real. It’s a gorgeous, moving, brilliant masterpiece. (Source)

Terry McmillanGreat evening meeting and listening to National Book Award Nominee: Sarah Broom read from THE YELLOW HOUSE! Powerful! Buy it and read it and you'll understand why she/it was nominated. Will take you home. #NBAwards (Source)

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