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Bertice Berry

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Bertice Berry is the author of the novel Redemption Song and four works of nonfiction. An inspirational speaker, doctor of sociology, and former stand-up comedian, she lives in southern California, where she is raising her sister's three children.

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The Haunting of Hip Hop
A Novel
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $15.00

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In ancient West Africa, the drum was more than a musical instrument, it was a vehicle of communication–it conveyed information, told stories, and passed on the wisdom of generations. The magic of the drum remains alive today, and with her memsmerizing second novel, Berry brings those powerful beats to... Read more >
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The Haunting of Hip Hop
A Novel
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 17, 2002
Price: $11.99

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Jim and Louella's Homemade Heart-Fix Remedy

Written by Bertice Berry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 17, 2002
Price: $11.99

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Jim and Louella's Homemade Heart-fix Remedy

Written by Bertice Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $15.00

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Redemption Song
A Novel
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: January 2, 2001
Price: $13.00

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Redemption Song
A Novel
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $9.99

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The Ties That Bind
A Memoir of Race, Memory, and Redemption
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $23.95

When novelist Bertice Berry set out to write a history of her family, she initially believed she’d uncover a story of slavery and black pain, but the deeper she dug, the more surprises she found. There was heartache, yes, but also something unexpected: hope. Peeling away the layers, Berry came to... Read more >
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The Ties That Bind
A Memoir of Race, Memory, and Redemption
Written by Bertice Berry


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $14.99

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When Love Calls, You Better Answer

Written by Bertice Berry


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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When Love Calls, You Better Answer

Written by Bertice Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 13, 2006
Price: $13.99

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