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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Rose That Grew from Concrete

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

His talent was unbounded — a raw force that commanded attention and respect.

His death was tragic — a violent homage to the power of his voice.

His legacy is indomitable — as vibrant and alive today as it has ever been.

Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete.

For the first time in paperback, this collection of deeply personal poetry is a mirror into the legendary artist's enigmatic world and its many contradictions.

Written in his own hand from the time he was nineteen, these seventy-two poems embrace his spirit, his energy — and his ultimate message of hope.

Synopsis:

Capturing the unrivaled passion and candor that made him one of America's bestselling solo recording artists, this collection of poetry offers a glimpse into Shakur's enigmatic life and its intense contradictions.

Synopsis:

His talent was unbounded — a raw force that commanded attention and respect.

His death was tragic — a violent homage to the power of his voice.

His legacy is indomitable — as vibrant and alive today as it has ever been.

Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete.

For the first time in paperback, this collection of deeply personal poetry is a mirror into the legendary artist's enigmatic world and its many contradictions.

Written in his own hand from the time he was nineteen, these seventy-two poems embrace his spirit, his energy — and his ultimate message of hope.

About the Author

Tupac Shakur recorded twelve landmark albums — nine of which went either platinum or gold. A consummate actor, he also appeared in six major motion pictures, including Poetic Justice, Juice, GridLock'd, and Gang Related. He was murdered at the age of twenty-five.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671028459
Author:
Shakur, Tupac
Publisher:
MTV Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Makaveli; 2Pac; rivalry; Notorious B.I.G.; Harlem; Death Row Records; Interscope Records; Bad Boy Records; All Eyez on Me
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.5 x 6.12 in 7.21 oz

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Product details 176 pages MTV Books - English 9780671028459 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Capturing the unrivaled passion and candor that made him one of America's bestselling solo recording artists, this collection of poetry offers a glimpse into Shakur's enigmatic life and its intense contradictions.
"Synopsis" by ,

His talent was unbounded — a raw force that commanded attention and respect.

His death was tragic — a violent homage to the power of his voice.

His legacy is indomitable — as vibrant and alive today as it has ever been.

Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete.

For the first time in paperback, this collection of deeply personal poetry is a mirror into the legendary artist's enigmatic world and its many contradictions.

Written in his own hand from the time he was nineteen, these seventy-two poems embrace his spirit, his energy — and his ultimate message of hope.

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