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Tina McElroy Ansa's first novel, Baby of the Family, was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times in 1989.  Her second novel, Ugly Ways, was published in 1993.  She lives with her husband, JonÚe, a filmmaker, on St. Simons Island, off the coast of Georgia.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mulberry (Ga, : Imaginary place) Fiction, Middle-aged women Fiction, African Americans Fiction, Georgia Fiction