Taking After Mudear ebook
by Tina McElroy Ansa
TAKING AFTER MUDEAR, the long awaited sequel to Ugly Ways, picks up six months after the Lovejoy sisters . When readers pick up a book by Tina McElroy Ansa, they can be assured they will receive elements of hurmor, the supernatural and lots of drama.
TAKING AFTER MUDEAR, the long awaited sequel to Ugly Ways, picks up six months after the Lovejoy sisters buried their mother whom they referred to as Mudear. Although the funeral is over, Annie Ruth and Emily remain with Betty as they await the birth of Annie Ruth's child. A prolific storyteller, Ansa picks up right where Ugly Ways ended and I was pulled back into the story as if several years had not passed since I read the previous book. As with Ugly Ways, Ansa included alternating chapters told from Mudear's point of view.
Taking After Mudear book. Tina McElroy Ansa is a novelist, publisher, filmmaker, teacher and journalist. But above all, she is a storyteller. She calls herself "part of a long and honored writing tradition, one of those little Southern girls who always knew she wanted to be a writer. She grew up in Middle Georgia in the 1950s hearing her grandfathers stories on the porch of her family home and strangers stories downtown i Tina McElroy Ansa is a novelist, publisher, filmmaker, teacher and journalist.
Information about the book, Taking After Mudear: the Fiction, Paperback, by Tina McElroy Ansa (DownSouth Press, Jul 01, 2008) .
It's hard to compare "You Know Better" to anything else I've read: its technique and style are original (and occasionally brilliant), but the substance of the novel is a bit shallow and, in the end, excessively preachy. The book was good enough, however, to make me want to read another of Ansa's novels.
Tina McElroy Ansa is a novelist, publisher, filmmaker, teacher and journalist. Her fifth novel, Taking After Mudear, a sequel to her bestselling Ugly Ways, will be the lead title on DownSouth Presss first list in the fall of 2007. DownSouth Press will publish established as well as emerging literary voices.
Only 20 left in stock (more on the way). Ruled with an iron hand by Esther, who insisted they call her & (baby talk for & dear''), the three Lovejoy girls learned the hard way to hold their heads high, work hard, and, whatever happened, never to trust a man-even while Mudear herself spent her days as a voluntary shut-in, watching TV, taking naps, and wearing negligees while her husband.
Tina McElroy Ansa is the author of the novels Baby of the Family, Ugly Ways, The Hand I Fan With, You Know Better, and Taking After Mudear. She is also a publisher, raconteur, teacher, and filmmaker. She is completing Secrets of a Bogart Queen, a work of nonfiction. CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES.
Tina McElroy Ansa (born November 18, 1949) is an African-American novelist, filmmaker, teacher, entrepreneur and journalist. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Newsday,The Atlanta Constitution, Florida Times-Union, Essence Magazine, The. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Newsday,The Atlanta Constitution, Florida Times-Union, Essence Magazine, The Crisis, Ms. Magazine, America Magazine, and Atlanta Magazine. Born Tina McElroy to Walter J. and Nellie McElroy in Macon, Georgia, where she grew up in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood.