Wydanie: 2005 r.
Dostępność: aktualnie niedostępny
Catherine Sanderson seems to have it all: a fulfilling career helping immigrant women find jobs, a lovely home, and a beautiful, intelligent daughter on her way to Smith College. What Catherine doesnt have: a father for her child and shes spent many years dodging her daughters questions about it. Now Phoebe is old enough to start poking around on her own. It doesnt help matters that the mystery man, B.J. Johnsonthe only man Catherine has ever loveddoesnt even know about Phoebe. Hes been living in Africa.Now B.J., a renowned newspaper correspondent, is back in town and needs Catherines help cracking a story about a female slavery ring operating right on the streets of Atlanta. Catherine is eager to help B.J., despite her hearts uncertainty over meeting him again after so long, and confessing the truth to himand their daughter. Meanwhile, Catherines hands are more than full since shes taken on a new client. Atlantas legendary Miss Mandevillea housekeeper turned tycoonis eager to have Catherine staff her housekeeping business. But why are the steely Miss Mandeville and her all-too-slick sidekick Sam so interested in Catherines connection to B.J.? What transpires is an explosive story that takes her worldnot to mention the entire city of Atlantaby storm.From the New York Times bestselling author of What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day . . . comes another fast-paced and emotionally resonant novel, by turns warm and funny, serious and raw. Pearl Cleages ability to create a gripping story centered on strong, spirited black women and the important issues they face remains unrivaled.From the Hardcover edition.