Around the Way Girl: A Memoir

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
37 Ink
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781501126000

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About the Author
Born and raised in Washington, DC, Taraji P. Henson graduated from Howard University. She earned a Golden Globe for her role as Cookie in Empire, an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and was a 2011 Emmy nominee for Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries for Lifetime's Taken From Me. She also won the 2014 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Detective Joss Carter in CBS's Person of Interest. Henson made her singing debut in Hustle & Flow and performed the Academy Award-winning song "It's Hard Out Here For a Pimp" on the Oscar telecast. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her son and has a strong dedication to helping disabled and less fortunate children. Follow her on Twitter @TheRealTaraji.

Denene Millner is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist who has written more than twenty-five books, including Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, cowritten with Steve Harvey, among others. She has written for a plethora of national publications, including Essence, Women's Health, Ebony, Redbook, and more. The founder and editor of MyBrownBaby.com, a website dedicated to Black parenting, lives in Atlanta with her husband and two daughters.
Reviews
"An engaging read. As much a manual on acting as it is a memoir. . . [with] plenty of inspiration for readers."-- "Library Journal"
"Taraji P. Henson, a Golden Globe winner and an Academy and Emmy Award nominee, shares her rocky road to fame in a bona fide hit memoir."-- "Essence Magazine"
"Henson's memoir is an inspiring account of overcoming adversity and a quest for self-discovery, written with vitality and enthusiasm"-- "Shelf Awareness"
"Taraji P. Henson rips the facade off stardom and reveals a woman committed to her family and craft." -- "Essence Magazine, Best Books of 2016"