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Self Made: Inspired by the life of Madam C. J. Walker

Author: A'Lelia Bundles
Publisher: John Murray Press , 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book behind the new Netflix series SELF MADE, starring Octavia Spencer 'One of the most fabulous African-American figures of the twentieth century' Ishmael Reed Madam Walker was the first free-born child in her family, growing up in abject poverty in post-Civil War America. From humble beginnings, she overcame societal prejudice, family betrayals and epic business rivalries to pioneer cosmetics that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: C J Walker, Madam; C J Walker, Madam
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A'Lelia Bundles
ISBN: 9781529345506 1529345502 9781982126674 1982126671
OCLC Number: 1153555343
Notes: Paperback / softback.
Description: 432 p. ; 212 x 134mm
Responsibility: A'Lelia Bundles.

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The award-winning rags-to-riches story of how one woman overcame all odds to build a beauty business empire and become one of the first African-American self-made millionaires - the book behind the  Read more...

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