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Name:  Cheri Paris Edwards  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Louisville, KY

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Plenty good room
ISBN: 9781455593415. OCLC Number: 773578537

Walk Worthy ;. .

Plenty good room /
ISBN: 0446699373. OCLC Number: 85829222

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Plenty good room /
ISBN: 0446576476. OCLC Number: 56103865

Walk Worthy ;. .

- Walk Worthy Press is home to celebrated author Michele Andrea Bowen, whose hardcover editions of "Church Folk (2001) and "Second Sunday (2003) were #1 "Essence bestsellers. "Church Folk reached #10 on Ingram's bestseller list.- More than half of the approximately 600,000 children in the foster care system in this country are African American.- PLENTY GOOD ROOM will appeal to the same audience that made popular favorites of Sheneska Jackson's "Blessings (Simon & Schuster, 1998) and Dawn Turner Trice's "Only Twice I've Wished For Heaven (Crown, 1997), in which African American, female protagonists grapple with dramatic changes in their family dynamics.- Cheri Paris Edwards is a former foster parent and currently works as a community outreach worker with at-risk youth in Illinois.- Founded in 1997 by Denise Stinson. Walk Worthy Press publishers quality works of fiction and nonfiction that are aimed at the African American Christian market.