In Search Of Satisfaction

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"Cooper's...style is deceptively simple and direct, and the vale of tears in which her characters reside is never so deep that a rich chuckle at a foolish person's foolishness cannot be heard."
--Alice Walker
"Cooper writes about small-town life with a verve that nearly bursts off the page."
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"Cooper's...style is deceptively simple anddirect, and the vale of tears in which hercharacters reside is never so deep that a rich chuckleat a foolish person's foolishness cannot be heard."
--Alice Walker
"Cooper writesabout small-town life with a verve that nearly bursts off the page."
--Ms"

"Marvelously textured and layered with voices that weave in and out of each other but never collide." --Los Angeles Times

"Cooper's...style is deceptively simple and direct, and the vale of tears in which her characters reside is never so deep that a rich chuckle at a foolish person's foolishness cannot be heard." --Alice Walker

"An old-fashioned morality tale that quickly engages the reader in the lives of a large cast of unforgettable characters." --The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"The wicked and righteous reap their just rewards in Cooper's calamitous, unabashedly preachy family epic." --The Plain Dealer

"Cooper writes about small-town life with a verve that nearly bursts off the page."
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About the Author:

J. California Cooper is the author of four novels and six collections of stories. She was honored as Black Playwright of the Year, and her work received the American Book Award, the James Baldwin Writing Award, and the Literary Lion Award from the American Library Association. She died in 2014.

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9780385467865: In Search of Satisfaction: A Novel

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ISBN 10:  0385467869 ISBN 13:  9780385467865
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