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Milk in my Coffee by Eric Jerome Dickey
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Milk in my Coffee (edition 2000)

by Eric Jerome Dickey

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Title:Milk in my Coffee
Authors:Eric Jerome Dickey
Info:NAL Trade (2000), Edition: Reissue, Paperback, 320 pages
Collections:Your library, Favorites, Contemporary/Urban, Read but unowned
Rating:*****
Tags:Relationships, Interracial Relationships, African American Fiction

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Eric Jerome Dickey is an amazing writer. All of his books have kept me on the edge of my seat! ( )
  cnixon612 | Oct 14, 2013 |
Good book! An interracial relationship as seen from the Black man's perspective. Dickey "writes" women perspective well also. Well developed characters, good insight into their emotions. ( )
  Jeanperry | Feb 17, 2012 |
OMG i hated this book ( )
  iltr | Jan 26, 2012 |
It was okay. Definitely not one of his best. ( )
  Araya05 | Jul 26, 2006 |
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Knight, EzraReadersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Dickey's third novel takes on the personal politics associated with interracial romance, as a chance encounter in a Manhattan taxi brings together Jordan Greene, a young black urban professional, and Kimberly Chavers, a white painter. Dickey gets far beyond the stereotypes, infusing all his characters with complex emotional lives, and while Jordan dominates the story, the multiple first-person narration shows just how deep Dickey's willing to get inside "all" his characters' heads. Milk in My Coffee is a story about two people coming to terms with the attitudes that shape their identities, where hearts and minds learn painful lessons about getting beyond what the eye can see. --Ron Hogan

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Jordan Greene moves from the deep south to New York City, and finds more than he ever bargained for. When he shares a ride with a vivacious young white girl, a romance grows between the unlikely pair--much to the chagrin of Jordan's friends and family. Love on the other side of the color bar forces him to examine his own values and follow his own heart.… (more)

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