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Bestselling author Tina McElroy Ansa is back with another tale from Mulberry, Georgia, the richly drawn fictional town and home of the extraordinary Lena McPherson.  Lena, now forty-five and tired of being "the hand everyone fans with," has grown weary of shouldering the town's problems and wants to find a little love and companionship for herself.  So she and a friend perform a supernatural ritual to conjure up a man for Lena.  She gets one all right: a ghost named Herman who, though dead for one hundred years, is full of life and all man.  His love changes Lena's life forever, satisfying as never before both her physical and spiritual needs.  Filled with the same "humor, grace, and great respect for power of the particular" (The New York Times Book Review) as her previous critically acclaimed novels, Baby of the Family and Ugly Ways, The Hand I Fan With  is yet another memorable and life-affirming tale from one of America's best-loved authors.

About the Author

Tina McElroy Ansa's first novel, Baby of the Family, was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times in 1989.  Her second novel, Ugly Ways, was published in 1993.  She lives with her husband, JonÚe, a filmmaker, on St. Simons Island, off the coast of Georgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385476010
Author:
Ansa, Tina McElroy
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Author:
Ansa, Tina McElroy
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Georgia
Subject:
Middle aged women
Subject:
Georgia Fiction.
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19971231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.02x5.26x1.08 in. .79 lbs.

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