Bebe Moore Campbell


Born
in Philadelphia, The United States
February 18, 1950

Died
November 27, 2006


Bebe Moore Campbell (February 18, 1950 – November 27, 2006), was the author of three New York Times bestsellers, Brothers and Sisters, Singing in the Comeback Choir, and What You Owe Me, which was also a Los Angeles Times "Best Book of 2001". Her other works include the novel Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and the winner of the NAACP Image Award for Literature; her memoir, Sweet Summer, Growing Up With and Without My Dad; and her first nonfiction book, Successful Women, Angry Men: Backlash in the Two-Career Marriage. Her essays, articles, and excerpts appear in many anthologies.

Campbell's interest in mental health was the catalyst for her first children's book, Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry,
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Average rating: 4.13 · 18,805 ratings · 743 reviews · 15 distinct worksSimilar authors
Your Blues Ain't Like Mine

4.22 avg rating — 7,289 ratings — published 1992 — 13 editions
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Brothers and Sisters

4.15 avg rating — 4,346 ratings — published 1994 — 14 editions
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Singing in the Comeback Choir

4.09 avg rating — 2,103 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
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What You Owe Me

4.15 avg rating — 2,070 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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72 Hour Hold

3.84 avg rating — 2,208 ratings — published 2005 — 17 editions
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Sweet Summer: Growing up wi...

4.08 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1989 — 9 editions
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Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry

4.05 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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I Get So Hungry

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Stompin' at the Savoy

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Successful Women, Angry Men

3.70 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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