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Struggling with her own personal issues after the Los Angeles riots, Esther Jackson, a Black employee at a downtown bank, is heartened when a Black man is hired as senior vice-president, until he sexually harasses her white friend and coworker *Author: Campbell, Bebe Moore *Publication Date: 1995/09/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.50 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.00
"...a contemporary morality play that takes place in Los Angeles after the riots...What makes 'Brothers and Sisters' different from the traditional potboiler is Ms. Campbell's genuine attempt to address the complexities of race in the modern age."
"Campbell takes care of business."
"If this is a fair world, Bebe Moore Campbell will be remembered as the most important African-American novelist of this century--except for, maybe, Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin....She's smart enough to see everything and courageous enough to write it down."
"Campbell weaves a contemporary story of how race factors into just about everything from career to relationships to self-esteem and self-perception. While Campbell writes about situations that are all too common in today's society...her story takes the reader beneath the surface to pluck at those strings of consciousness that have become slack..."
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Set in the explosive center of post-riot Los Angeles, this powerful bestseller chronicles the friendship of two professional women--one white, one black--who find their loyalties tested. From the author of Your Blues Ain't Like Mine and recent winner of the NAACP Image Award for outstanding literary work.