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The mother of Black Hollywood : a memoir  Cover Image Book Book

The mother of Black Hollywood : a memoir

Lewis, Jenifer 1957- (author.). Adero, Malaika, 1957- (Added Author).

Item details

  • ISBN: 0062410415
  • ISBN: 9780062410412
  • Physical Description: 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
    print
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes filmography (pages 313-320).
Formatted Contents Note: Black-ish to greenish -- Shoulders back, titties first -- Don't tell Mama -- Dick diva -- Love versus Dreamgirls -- "Ma'am, are you a delegate?" -- A doll named "Killer" -- Hollywood not swinging -- Kinloch -- "It ain't that kind of call, motherfucker" -- Dismissing the diva -- Kicking down doors -- Jackie's back! -- Mother Courage -- On the back of a two-humped camel.
Summary, etc.: The star of "Black-ish" traces her journey from poverty to fame, sharing insights into her battles with undiagnosed mental illness and sex addiction while citing the support of loving friends and her philosophy about self-acceptance that enabled her success.
Subject: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
United States
California Los Angeles Hollywood
Manic-depressive persons
African American actresses
Actors
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Biography
Manic-depressive persons United States Biography
Actors United States Biography
African American actresses Biography
Lewis, Jenifer 1957-
Lewis, Jenifer 1957-
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biography.
Autobiographies.

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