The Women of Brewster Place Gloria Naylor
The Women of Brewster Place is the debut novel of American author Gloria Naylor. It won the National Book Award in category First Novel.
The Women explores the lives of both men and women in an urban setting and examines relationships, both in terms of friendship and romantic love, including homosexual relationships. In each of the “Seven Stories” of its subtitle, one or more of the seven women are involved with the main character of that particular story, such as Mattie appearing in Etta Mae’s story or Kiswana showing up in Cora Lee’s.