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Aretha Franklin : Motown superstar

Author: Silvia Anne Sheafer
Publisher: Springfield, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©1996.
Series: African-American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Explores the life and career of the soul and gospel singer, from her musical upbringing in Detroit to her struggles with personal heartache and racial prejudice and her success in the music industry.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Aretha Franklin; Aretha Franklin; Aretha Franklin; Aretha Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Silvia Anne Sheafer
ISBN: 0894906860 9780894906862
OCLC Number: 34192420
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rocking in the Rose Garden --
Back to the beginning --
"Precious lord" --
Making it on record --
The civil rights movement --
Has it got soul? --
"Amazing grace" --
Comeback! --
"Who's zoomin' who?" --
Spanning the age gap.
Series Title: African-American biographies.
Responsibility: Silvia Anne Sheafer.

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Explores the life and career of the soul and gospel singer, from her musical upbringing in Detroit to her struggles with personal heartache and racial prejudice and her success in the music industry.

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