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Tempest Rising

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Tempest Rising

It is 1965 in Philadelphia. Clarise, Finch, and their three adolescent daughters are living the dream life of the black financially privileged when suddenly Finch's lucrative catering business falls on hard times and Clarise suffers an apparent nervous collapse. The daughters are placed in the foster care of Mae and her stunningly beautiful yet mean-spirited daughter, Ramona. The girls' presence in and subsequent disappearance from Mae's house force Mae and Ramona to confront the brutal secret that caused their hearts to lock against each other.

Tempest Rising
by Diane McKinney-Whetstone

  • Publication Date: January 20, 1999
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • ISBN-10: 0688166407
  • ISBN-13: 9780688166403