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Disappearing acts.

Terry McMillan

Disappearing acts.

by Terry McMillan

  • 227 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Pocket Books in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination371p.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19399632M
ISBN 100671872001

Praise “Disappearing Acts offers a new and useful vantage point to look at state oppression.” — MLN “Disappearing Acts will be of interest to all readers curious about the role of theatre and performance in shaping and controlling the social and the political. This is a book that speaks to informed specialists in various fields—Latin American studies, theatre and performance studies Author: Diana Taylor. "If Ntozake Shange, Jane Austen, and Danielle Steel collaborated on a novel of manners, [Disappearing Acts] might be the result."—New Yorker "Contains someting increasingly rare in books or films today: a full-blown, sophisticated love affair between two African-American adults.".

  Disappearing Acts (Herculeah Jones Series) by Betsy Byars. Paperback (Reissue) $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ Each book has been a different writing experience. It takes me about a year to write a book, but I spend another year thinking about it, polishing it, and making improvements. Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group. Disappearing Acts Terry McMillan, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. BEA Terry McMillan: Rocking a Midlife Crisis; Terry.

About this book. Disappearing Acts is a beautifully illustrated search-and-find book. Each page features a densely detailed lanscape; rainforest, mountains, coral reef, freshwater, etc. Click to read more about Disappearing Acts by Terry McMillan. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(5).


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Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. With Sanaa Lathan, Wesley Snipes, Michael Imperioli, Laz Alonso. A couple in the midst of a tumultuous relationship fight to stay together/10(K). Disappearing acts User Review - Not Available - Book Disappearing acts. book. By the author of Mama (LJ 1/15/87), this second novel is a boy-meets-girl story from the black perspective.

Franklin is an on-again, off-again construction worker trying to get his life on a firmer Read full review4/5(5). Disappearing Acts is a unique take on search and find book, where kids search for endangered animals lurking in wonderfully detailed scenes.-Anorakmagazine.

About the Author. Isbella Bunnell is an emerging illustration talent, currently work-ing on textile projects as well as a further book 5/5(7). 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/5. 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. An Amazon Book with Buzz: "Sweet Sorrow" by David Nicholls "With fully /5().

Disappearing Acts is a beautifully illustrated search and find page features a densely detailed landscape: rainforest, savannah, coral reef etc.

Within these landscapes are hiding threatened species such as the adelie penguin, elephant, panda and snow leopard, and children are invited to search the picture ot find each one.

Disappearing Acts is a different kind of love story: frank and unsentimental, often uproariously funny, and graced throughout with moments of rare, hard-earned wisdom. © Terry McMillan (P) Penguin HighBridge Audio. Disappearing Acts is an urban love story.

The novel provides a realistic portrayal of a relationship between a black man and woman struggling to find their place in life separately and together. This book will open the eyes of those who did not understand these disappearing acts, and it will make those whose contributions have been 'disappeared,' feel—at long last—recognized and appreciated.

Joanne Martin. Fred H. Merrill Professor of Organizational Behavior, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. Here is something truly. Despite Waiting to Exhale being her breakout hit, Disappearing Acts is actually my favorite novel by Terry McMillan.

I loved the raw intensity of the relationship between the main character and her construction worker take-no-prisoners best thing about this book: it was swimming in uncharted waters for black female authors at the time. Disappearing Acts is a beautifully illustrated search-and-find page features a densely detailed landscape: rainforest, savannah, coral reef, and more.

Within these landscapes are hiding threatened species such as the Adelie penguin, elephant, panda, and snow leopard, and children are invited to search the picture to find each one.5/5(6).

My book is Disappearing Acts, it is part of the Herculeah Jones Mystery series, written by author Betsy Byars. It follows two characters named Meat and Herculeah, as they try to solve a mystery of a murder.

Meat finds the body and a wallet belonging to Marcie Mullet in the bathroom of a comedy club named Funny Bonz.4/5. A lot has been said on Disappearing acts, so I'm going to keep mine short and simple. Well this was the first black frictional book I read some years ago.

The most interesting thing is that I have re-read it twice since, and every time I have to recommend a book for one of my friends, this is among one of the first books I would recommend (that /5(6). Disappearing Acts is a beautifully illustrated search-and-find book.

Each page features a densely detailed lanscape; rainforest, mountains, coral reef, freshwater, etc. Within these landscapes are hiding threatened species ranging from the numbat to the snow leopard, and children are invited to search the picture to find each one/5(56).

"If Ntozake Shange, Jane Austen, and Danielle Steel collaborated on a novel of manners, [Disappearing Acts] might be the result."—New Yorker "Contains someting increasingly rare in books or films today: a full-blown, sophisticated love affair between two African-American adults."Denver PostISBN: Disappearing Acts – Book It’s baseball season in Ivy Bay, and the entire town is cheering for its team, the Blue Jays.

Mary has agreed to help organize and maintain an exhibit of baseball memorabilia at the town hall, even loaning her late husband’s prized possession: a ball signed by the Red Sox.

Praise “If Ntozake Shange, Jane Austen, and Danielle Steel collaborated on a novel of manners, [Disappearing Acts] might be the result.” —New Yorker“Contains someting increasingly rare in books or films today: a full-blown, sophisticated love affair between two African-American adults.” —Denver Post “A funny, earthy novel ribaldly realistic.

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. This book will leave you thinking about what's going to happen next all the time.

It's currently am and I just finished the book. This book /5(34). Apple Books Preview. Disappearing Acts.

Betsy Byars. 9 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. When Herculeah Jones's best friend, Meat, decides to take a comedy class, he just expects to get a few laughs. But then he discovers a dead body in the bathroom, and realizes that there's nothing funny about murder.

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Disappearing Acts traces what Nauman has called “withdrawal as an art form”—both literal and figurative incidents of removal, deflection, and concealment.

Bodies are fragmented, centers are left empty, voices emanate from hidden speakers, and the artist sculpts himself in absentia, appearing only as negative space.