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The handsome and successful Bobby Dallas has everything a good man could ever want—except a good woman.

Bobby Dallas, a budding radio talk-show host, has no skeletons or kids in the closet. All that's missing is a talented, sexy, smart Black woman by his side. And that should be easy, right?

But after a shattering breakup with his first love, Bobby wanders for years between women and jobs, unsure about marriage, family, economics, and his overall stability. Having achieved his dream of becoming a highly successful radio talk-show host, Bobby is a man with the best of intentions not only in his career, but also in love. He learns, though, that being a “do right man” in this society is far from easy.

About The Author

Stephen Hudgins

New York Times bestselling author Omar Tyree is the winner of the 2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Fiction, and the 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award for Body of Work in Urban Fiction. He has published more than twenty books on African American people and culture, including five New York Times bestselling novels. He is a popular national speaker, and a strong advocate of urban literacy. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn more at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (June 23, 2001)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743219754

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Jawanza Kunjufu Author of Good Brothers Looking for Good Sisters Omar Tyree has done an excellent job of describing what the major media either cannot find or does not want to discuss -- a good Black man.

Booklist Tyree shares the black male struggle, experience, and feeling with insight and humor.

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