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Some Love Some Pain Sometime

(1991)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Whether through her stories or her legendary readings, J. California Cooper has an uncanny ability to reach out to readers like an old and dear friend. Her characters are plain-spoken and direct: simple people for whom life, despite its ever-present struggles, is always worth the journey.

In Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime, Cooper's characteristic themes of romance, heartbreak, struggle and faith resonate. We meet Darlin, a self-proclaimed femme fatale who uses her wiles to try to find a husband; MLee, whose life seems to be coming to an end at the age of forty until she decides to set out and see if she can make a new life for herself; Kissy and Buddy, both trying and failing to find them until they finally meet each other; and Aberdeen, whose daughter Uniqua shows her how to educate herself and move up in the world.

These characters and others offer inspiration, laughter, instruction and pure enjoyment in what is one of J. California Cooper's finest story collections.

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Hardback Editions

March 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime
Author(s): J California Cooper
ISBN: 0-7862-0639-X / 978-0-7862-0639-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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September 1995 : USA Hardback
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Title: Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime
Author(s): J California Cooper
ISBN: 0-385-46787-7 / 978-0-385-46787-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

September 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories
Author(s): J California Cooper
ISBN: 0-385-46788-5 / 978-0-385-46788-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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June 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime
Author(s): J California Cooper
ISBN: 1-874509-58-1 / 978-1-874509-58-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: The X Press
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories
Author(s): J California Cooper
Publisher: Anchor
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