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Summary: "Jada Pinkett Smith was living what many would view as a fairy-tale. But appearances can be deceiving, and as she felt more and more separated from her sense of self, emotional turmoil took hold. A rollercoaster from the depths of suicidal depression to the heights of self-acceptance and healing, Worthy is a woman's journey to finding herself again. Smith answers question about her childhood, marriage, parenting style, career choices, and the scrutiny that followed "the slap." Worthy shows why adhering to the status quo has never been the plan for Jada, why stories crafted by others strip women of the their authenticity, and how to embrace our most lovable qualities"--

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  • ISBN: 9798885796712
  • Physical Description: 691 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, [2024]

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Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The heroine's journey -- Part I: Childhood: The orphan. My grandmother's garden ; The blessed child of two addicts ; Leaving the garden ; University of the B-more streets ; Advanced degree ; A gate to many roads -- Part II: Hollywood. Promise of a perfect world ; Living the dream ; Breakdown ; Trying to find my footing ; The savior prince ; Loss unmourned ; The reluctant bride -- Part III: Ride-or-die. Little gurus ; Swallowing the key ; Wild banshee ; No soccer mom here -- Part IV: To the exiled lands. Feeling the rain ; A place at the table ; Surrender ; The holy joke, the holy slap, and holy lessons ; Putting the crown on the queen of my heart.
Subject: Smith, Jada Pinkett 1971-
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