“A multigenerational saga . . . about forgiveness and redemption. Lavish and funny and perfect.”—The Los Angeles Times
Sweeping across fifty years of family, friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, What You Owe Me is Bebe Moore Campbell’s most ambitious achievement in storytelling. When Hosanna Clark—a hotel maid in post-World War II Los Angeles—first meets her new co-worker, Holocaust survivor Gilda Rosenstein, she is shocked to see a white woman in a situation so like her own. They quickly become friends, then business partners. But when their cosmetics company meets with unprecedented success, Gilda disappears with the profits—and leaves behind an emotional debt that grows with time, in the hearts and souls of generations to come. . . .
Bebe Moore Campbell was the author of several New York Times bestsellers: Brothers and Sisters; Singing in the Comeback Choir; What You Owe Me, which was also a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001; and 72 Hour Hold. Her other works include the novel Your Blues Ain’t Like… More about Bebe Moore Campbell