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Around the way girl : a memoir

Author: Taraji P Henson; Denene Millner
Publisher: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First 37 Ink/Atria books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"From Academy Award nominee, Emmy nominee, and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson comes an inspiring book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth. With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including Yvette, Queenie, Shug, and the iconic Cookie from Empire, yet is all Taraji, the screen actress writes of her families,
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Taraji P Henson; Taraji P Henson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taraji P Henson; Denene Millner
ISBN: 9781501125997 1501125990 9781501126000 1501126008
OCLC Number: 956530270
Description: vii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fearless --
Authentic --
Drama --
Hustler --
My one and only love story --
Single mother --
Going to Hollywood --
Raising a black boy --
Breathing life into art --
Building characters --
On Being a black woman in Hollywood --
My squad --
Grown woman.
Responsibility: Taraji P. Henson with Denene Millner.

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From Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood.  Read more...
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