BERTICE by Bertice Berry
The World According to Me

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The personal story of award-winning comedian and performer Bertice Berry recounts her often difficult life and considers such topics as racism, sexism, self-esteem, diet and exercise, philosophy, and spirituality. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
 

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Published February 20, 1996 by Scribner. 256 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Louella has a dream about her mother and grandmother giving her lessons in sexual response and telling her how to rebuild Jim’s libido while cranking up her own, and afterward Jim and Louella have marathons doin’ the do.

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Her deceased Aunt Babe, who gabbily observes Bernita's travails from the afterlife, is big on name-dropping black artists and writers, big on self-help-influenced analysis and advice and big on a plan to hook Bernita up with a man who once yelled ""good morning"" to her from a delivery truck.

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but the book, for all its sexual content, isn't really about sex: it's about how cultivating a spiritual life improves not only sexual experience, but all aspects of human existence.

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Charles's grandmother, Dora, who has the gift of seeing spirits, comes from down South to protect Charles from the spirits, but she can't act in time to prevent Freedom from foolishly venturing into the house.

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As Fina and Ross read the diary, with Miss Cozy hovering nearby, the saga of slaves Iona and Joe, separated by circumstances, unites the trio.

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Spirited, sassy and heartfelt, the comedian and former talk-show host (The Bertice Berry Show) offers enjoyable autobiographical musing that describe an inspiring life.

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Jim and Louella’s Homemade Heart-Fix Remedy: A Novel is a delightful, anecdotic little book that is a welcomed break from the drama-filled fiction of late.

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By Phyllis Rhodes • Feb 22nd, 2009 • Category: Book Review 2009 • Email This Post • Print This Post In her latest novel, The Ties That Bind: A Memoir of Race, Memory, and Redemption, she writes “When we remember our ancestors and their stories, we light a pathway for our ow...

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