(First paragraph) The Story: Stella Payne is an ambitious African American woman who holds masters degrees in fine arts and in business administration. A successful analyst for a large investment firm, she makes more than $200,000 per year and has an impressive portfolio. Despite her accomplishments, she no longer finds her career satisfying and feels her life is simply boring and predictable. Anxious to get a respite from single motherhood, she watches her eleven-year-old son, Quincy, board a plane to Colorado, where he will spend a few weeks with his father
Original Publication Citation
Hinton, K. (2011). How Stella got her groove back. In F. N. Magill, D. Kohler, & L. W. Mazzeno (Eds.), Masterplots (Fourth ed., pp. 2711-2713). Pasadena, California: EBSCO.
Hinton, KaaVonia, "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" (2011). Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications. 87.