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Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women over 50

Cunningham, Michael; Briscoe, Connie; Giovanni, Nikki

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ISBN 10: 0316113042 / ISBN 13: 9780316113045
Published by Little Brown & Co, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 2007
Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED and inscribed by both Michael Cunningham and Connie Briscoe on separate bookplates attached to half-title pages. Contains and original poem by Nikki Giovanni and is SIGNED and inscribed by Giovanni on a bookplate attached to page her poem is on. $29.99 price present on DJ flap. r/m on top else fine. Fine copy with multiple signatures. Bookseller Inventory # 020551

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Title: Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women over 50

Publisher: Little Brown & Co, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Photographer Michael Cunningham (coauthor of Crowns) and author Connie Briscoe, a New York Times bestselling novelist, profile 50 women over the age of 50 who have been remarkably successful--whether in reaching the top of the corporate ladder, finding fame in politics or the arts, or raising a son to be proud of a single mother--and reveal the ways that they have prevailed despite daunting obstacles. Their stories are paired with Cunningham's intimate portraits of the women.
JEWELS includes well-known and little-known women alike, from teachers and executives to artists, authors, and entertainers. Among the celebrities profiled in the book are Ruby Dee, Eleanor Holmes Norton, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Marion Wright Edelman. Coauthor Connie Briscoe also appears here as one of the featured Jewels, telling her inspiring personal story. World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator Nikki Giovanni contributes an original poem to the book.

About the Author:

Michael Cunningham was the photographer for Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats. His work has been featured in the New York Times and Ebony, among other publications. Connie Briscoe is a New York Times bestselling author of five novels: Big Girls Don't Cry, Sisters and Lovers, A Long Way from Home, P.G. County, and Can't Get Enough. Her work generally focuses on the strength of black women.

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