25 Books to Read Before You Die
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | Today, 11:30am

Julie Schumacher: IMG Dear Professor Fitger



Saint Paul, August 2014 Dear Professor Fitger, I've been asked to say a few words about you for Powells.com. Having dreamed you up with a ball-point... Continue »
  1. $16.07 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Dear Committee Members

    Julie Schumacher 9780385538138

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$4.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Local Warehouse African American Studies- General

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

Other titles in the Newmarket "Words Of" series:

The Words of African-American Heroes (Newmarket "Words Of")

by

The Words of African-American Heroes (Newmarket "Words Of") Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Celebrating notable African Americans, this inspirational and thoughtprovoking collection of quotations covers a wide range of African-American heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall to Jackie Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald to Harriet Tubman, Toni Morrison to Jesse Owens, George Washington Carver to Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks to Barack Obama, from profound historical figures to more current, popular ones, such as Oprah Winfrey, Nikki Giovanni, Spike Lee, and Snoop Dogg.

Organized thematically, the selections explore key topics such as overcoming obstacles, teaching life lessons, and nurturing creativity. The book features more than 350 quotations memorializing the wisdom and strength of 200 notable African-American heroes. The sources for the quotations and an instructive biographical section are included as well.

Synopsis:

This inspirational and thought-provoking collection celebrates quotations from a wide range of African-American heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall to Jackie Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald to Harriet Tubman, Toni Morrison to George Washington Carver, Martin Luther King Jr. to Barack Obama, Spike Lee to Snoop Dogg.

Organized thematically, the selections explore key topics such as overcoming obstacles, teaching life lessons, and nurturing creativity. The book features more than 350 quotations memorializing the wisdom and strength of 200 notable African-American heroes. The sources for the quotations and an instructive biographical section are included as well.

About the Author

Clara Villarosa opened The Hue-Man Experience bookstore in Denver, specializing in African-American titles, more than two decades ago and later opened a second, enormously successful branch in Harlem.

The recipient of more than thirty awards, including the National Minority Entrepreneur of the Year, she lives in Harlem, New York. A business coach, she is the author of Down to Business: The First 10 Steps to Entrepreneurship for Women.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557049452
Author:
Villarosa, Clara
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Newmarket "Words Of" Series
Publication Date:
20110315
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in

Other books you might like

  1. Hot X: Algebra Exposed!
    Used Trade Paper $11.95

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs

The Words of African-American Heroes (Newmarket "Words Of") Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$4.95 In Stock
Product details 160 pages Newmarket Press - English 9781557049452 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This inspirational and thought-provoking collection celebrates quotations from a wide range of African-American heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall to Jackie Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald to Harriet Tubman, Toni Morrison to George Washington Carver, Martin Luther King Jr. to Barack Obama, Spike Lee to Snoop Dogg.

Organized thematically, the selections explore key topics such as overcoming obstacles, teaching life lessons, and nurturing creativity. The book features more than 350 quotations memorializing the wisdom and strength of 200 notable African-American heroes. The sources for the quotations and an instructive biographical section are included as well.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.