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Black Films That Did Better At The Box Office Than Critics Expected

Based on Terry McMillan’s novel, this film follows four very different African-American women and their relationships with the male gender.

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from IMDb

Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Waiting to Exhale Poster Based on Terry McMillan's novel, this film follows four very different African-American women and their relationships with the male gender. Director: Forest Whitaker Writers: Terry McMillan (novel), Terry McMillan (screenplay), and 1 more credit » Stars: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine | See full cast and crew

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from Book Marketing Bestsellers

Author Promotion: How Terry McMillan Got Her Bestselling Start

When Terry McMillan’s first novel Mama was published in 1987, her publisher only sent out press releases and review copies — their standard low-level effort for first-time authors. So Terry took the promotion into her own hands.

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