Home » Flight of the Blackbird by Faye McDonald Smith
Flight of the Blackbird Faye McDonald Smith

Flight of the Blackbird

Faye McDonald Smith

Published December 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780446605618
Paperback
464 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Meet the Burke family: Mel, her husband Builder, and their daughter Sasha. They are the very image of upwardly mobile Americans--full members of Atlantas black professional elite. Yet when Mel loses her corporate job due to the downsizing trendMoreMeet the Burke family: Mel, her husband Builder, and their daughter Sasha. They are the very image of upwardly mobile Americans--full members of Atlantas black professional elite. Yet when Mel loses her corporate job due to the downsizing trend sweeping the country, the fragility of their world is harshly exposed. What follows is a richly detailed portrait of one familys dreams of prosperity, and fears of failure.