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Breakfast at Sally’s by Richard LeMieux ~ Dedication

In Biography, Books on August 29, 2010 at 11:05 am

Any book with a chapter titled, “A DAY WITH C, CAMPBELL, STEINBECK, AND TWAIN” will be a friend of mine.

Publishing guru turned homeless man turned author and activist Richard LeMieux wrote Breakfast at Sally’s about his days without a home. He dedicated the book ~

To “C”

Peace. Be safe,

wherever you may be.

C befriended Richard ~ Breakfast at Sally’s is their story.

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Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas by Maya Angelou – Dedication

In Adventure, Biography, Black Authors, Books on July 14, 2010 at 8:48 am

Maya Angelou’s third autobiography Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas is dedicated ~

For MARTHA and LILLIAN, NED and BEY, for

the laughter, the love and the music

Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker

In Black Authors, Books, Novels on March 3, 2010 at 5:00 am

Dedication in Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker

To Anunu and Enoba

– Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart by Alice Walker

2Y&Y: Anunu and Enoba appear in the novel as a shaman and her assistant. They advise the protagonist on her journey. In Hawaii, Anunu is the medicinal plant. The name Enoba comes from a tribe in southeast Nigeria. Read more about these characters in Gerri Bates’ Alice Walker: A Critical Companion.

Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Married Like Christmas

In Uncategorized on March 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm

for Martha and Lillian,
Ned and Bey,
for the laughter, the love and the music

– Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Married Like Christmas by Maya Angelou

2Y&Y: Maya Angelou dedicated the book to several of the real-life characters.