A Woman's Worth: A Novel
Embracing the shattered pieces of the soul and championing the resilient nature of the heart, A Woman’s Worth takes readers on a journey of startling depth. From a speakeasy whorehouse in the bottoms of Alabama to a luxurious high-rise apartment in Kenya, acclaimed author Tracy Price-Thompson crosses boundaries of sexuality, gender, and culture to accentuate the core of bl...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 25th 2005 by One World/Ballantine
(first published 2004)
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This story was the tale of Bishop "Chicken" Johnson, his African wife Abeni, and their daughter Hunnie. The author weaved an intricate pattern by taking care to delve into the soul of these characters individually before they are introduced to one another. Each character serves a purpose in this novel and we are given the who, what, where, when, and why they are who they are. Bravo to the author as far too often we aren't provided so many clues or vivid details. I highly recommend this book and...more
This was such a thorough and heartbreaking story I wish there was a Part 2. Although graphic in detail, I learned a lot about the politically charged content in this novel and I see African people in such a different light. I feel blessed and am grateful to have had this book recommended to me! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Tracy Price-Thompson is the national bestselling author of the novels, Black Coffee, Chocolate Sangria, A Woman's Worth, Knockin' Boots, and Gather Together in My Name. Tracy is a highly decorated Desert Storm veteran who graduated from the Army's Infantry Officer Candidate School after more than ten years as an enlisted soldier. A Brooklyn, New York, native who has traveled extensively and lived...moreMore about Tracy Price-Thompson...