đź“’ Self Made by A'Lelia Bundles

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN_10 : 9780743215701
Copyright Year : 2001-05-25
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Soon to be a Netflix series starring Octavia Spencer, Self Made is the first full-scale biography of “one of the great success stories of American history” (The Philadelphia Inquirer), Madam C.J. Walker—the legendary African American entrepreneur and philanthropist—by her great-great-granddaughter, A’Lelia Bundles. The daughter of slaves, Madam C.J. Walker was orphaned at seven, married at fourteen, and widowed at twenty. She spent the better part of the next two decades laboring as a washerwoman for $1.50 a week. Then—with the discovery of a revolutionary hair care formula for black women—everything changed. By her death in 1919, Walker managed to overcome astonishing odds: building a storied beauty empire from the ground up that would be run by four generations of Walker women until its sale in 1985, amassing wealth unprecedented among black women, and devoting her life to philanthropy and social activism. Along the way, she formed friendships with great twentieth-century political figures such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. “A’Lelia Bundles always knew, on some level, that this story was hers to tell. And she tells it with a controlled passion and an integrity that would have made Madam Walker proud” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). “Well-paced and well-written...as much social history as biography, filled with the detail and texture of culture and politics” (The New York Times), Self Made is enriched by the author’s exclusive access to personal letters, records, and never-before-seen photographs from the family collection. Bundles also showcases Walker’s complex relationship with her daughter, A’Lelia Walker, a celebrated hostess of the Harlem Renaissance and renowned friend to both Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston. “More than a history lesson in her rise to fame, On Her Own Ground offers inspiration to women—regardless of race—on how to succeed against all odds” (Chicago Sun-Times).

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Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Minotaur Books
ISBN_10 : 9781466852006
Copyright Year : 2019-08-13
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A riveting new novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author C. J. Box. The ties that bind can burn you. Former sheriff’s investigator Cassie Dewell is trying to start her life over as in private practice. She’s her own boss and answers to no one, and that’s just the way she likes it after the past few tumultuous years. All that certainty changes when an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young woman from an influential family. Against her own better judgment, Cassie agrees. But out by the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there's always something more to the story. The Kleinsassers have ruled this part of Montana for decades, and the Iron Cross Ranch is their stronghold. They want to see Blake Kleinsasser, the black sheep of the family, put away forever for the assault. As Cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must fight against a family whose roots are tangled and deadly—as well as the ghosts of her own past that threaten to bring her down. With The Bitterroots, master storyteller C. J. Box delivers another searing novel of loyalty, lies, and lethal retribution.

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Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Images Publishing
ISBN_10 : 1920744800
Copyright Year : 2005-01
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Cj Lim established Studio 8 Architects in London in 1994. The firm has become increasingly international in its outlook, with a portfolio now covering Asia, North America and Western Europe. cj Lim/Studio 8 has continually maintained an affinity with the

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đź“’ Cj by Larry K. Gaines

Genre : Education
Publisher : Nelson Education
ISBN_10 : 9781305888043
Copyright Year : 2016
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4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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đź“’ Madam C J Walker by Darlene R. Stille

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Capstone
ISBN_10 : 0756518830
Copyright Year : 2006-12-01
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Examines the life and career of Madam C.J. Walker, including her childhood, her first job of washing clothes, and her achievement of becoming America's first female African American millionaire.

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đź“’ The Nayars Today by C. J. Fuller

Genre : Social Science
Publisher : CUP Archive
ISBN_10 : 0521290910
Copyright Year : 1976-12-30
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This 1976 study examines the Nayars of Kerala who, unusually, trace descent through the female line.

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Genre : Psychology
Publisher : BRILL
ISBN_10 : 9781780520384
Copyright Year : 2012
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This sixth edition has been thoroughly updated, with more than 200 references to articles & books published since 1996. The book describes the relationships between the characteristics of the sounds that enter the ear & the sensations that they produce.

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đź“’ The Gun by C. J. Chivers

Genre : History
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN_10 : 9780743271738
Copyright Year : 2011-09-06
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Traces the history of the AK-47 assault rifle, from its inception to its use by more than fifty national armies around the world, to its role in modern-day Afghanistan, discussing how the deadly weapon has helped alter world history.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Kings Road Publishing
ISBN_10 : 9781784188276
Copyright Year : 2015-09-03
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Best known as an actor and one of the BBC’s Eggheads, few people would guess from his cultured exterior at the horrific early years of abuse CJ de Mooi endured.As a teenager, CJ fled from his childhood home to escape prolonged hatred and violence, and consequently slept rough for three years. He sank to - and almost didn’t survive - far worse depths than this before a bizarre stroke of luck came from a very surprising place.CJ’s jaw-dropping life story relates his journey in graphic detail and astounding honesty. He’s not afraid to shine the spotlight on his darkest hours, some of which are truly shocking. However, through it all he held onto his dream of a life on the stage and his desperate belief that he deserved better.Now a successful actor, CJ has shared his anger, torment and ultimate joy in this book, a most unexpected autobiography.

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Genre : Social Science
Publisher : Routledge
ISBN_10 : 9781136852992
Copyright Year : 2013-10-11
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This is the first attempt to understand Ramanuja in the context of his religious and philosophical tradition. It is the only work which establishes his indebtedness to his immediate predecessor Yamuna and which identifies his actual opponents. It is accordingly a contribution to the wider history of classical Indian thought and not just a consideration of a single individual and his tradition.

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