Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women Over 50 by Michael Cunningham

Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women Over 50

byMichael Cunningham, Connie Briscoe

Kobo ebook | May 30, 2009

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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.
Michael Cunningham was born November 6, 1952 in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in La Canada, California. He received a B.A. in English literature from Stanford University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Iowa. Cunningham is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1993 and a Whiting Writers' Award in 1995. In 1...
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Title:Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women Over 50Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 30, 2009Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316075701

ISBN - 13:9780316075701

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