skip to content
Self Made: Inspired by the life of Madam C. J. Walker Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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
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...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Biographies
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.


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...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A fascinating book about a fascinating woman . . . a wonderful story of an entrepreneur, but also a story about a dedicated African-American woman who was committed to giving her time and money to Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.