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Bebe Moore Campbell

Bebe Moore Campbell was the author of several New York Times bestsellers: Brothers and Sisters, Singing in the Comeback Choir, What You Owe Me, which was also a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001, and 72 Hour Hold. Her other works include the novel Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and the winner of the NAACP Image Award for literature. Bebe Moore Campbell died in 2006.

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72 Hour Hold
Written by Bebe Moore Campbell
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 2006
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3361-4 (1-4000-3361-6)

Trina is eighteen and suffers from bi-polar disorder, making her paranoid, wild, and violent. Frightened by her own child, Keri searches for help, quickly learning that the mental health community can only offer her a seventy-two hour hold. After these three days Trina is off on her own again. Fed up... Read more






Your Blues Ain't Like Mine
Written by Bebe Moore Campbell
One World/Ballantine | Paperback | June 1995
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-40112-0 (0-345-40112-3)

"ABSORBING...COMPELLING...HIGHLY SATISFYING."
--San Francisco Chronicle
"TRULY ENGAGING...Campbell has a storyteller's ear for dialogue and the visual sense of painting a picture and a place...There's a steam that keeps the story moving as the characters, and later their children, wrestle through racial, personal and cultural crisis."
--Los Angeles Times Book Review
"REMARKABLE...POWERFUL."
--Time
"YOUR BLUES AIN'T LIKE MINE... Read more






Your Blues Ain't Like Mine
Written by Bebe Moore Campbell
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | August 1993
$13.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-38395-2 (0-345-38395-8)

"Intriguing...A thoughtful, intelligent work...The novel traces the yeasr from he '50s to the ate '80s, from Eisenhower to George Bush...She writes with simple eloquence about small-town life in the South, right after the start of the great social upheaval of he civil rights movement....Campbell has a strong creative voice."
THE WASHINGTON POST... Read more





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