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The BAP Handbook: The Official Guide to the Black American Princessby Tracey Lewis
Synopses & Reviews
Finally, a book about the Black American Princess If you're already a BAP or just want to act like one, this book is for you
— E. Lynn Harris, author of Not a Day Goes By
In the bestselling tradition of The Official Preppy Handbook, here is a must-have manual for the BAP and those who love her.
Black American Princess: 1: a pampered female of African American descent, born to an upper-middle or upper-class family 2: an African American female whose life experiences give her a sense of royalty and entitlement 3: BAP (acronym): colloquial expression 4: an African American female accustomed to the best and nothing less.
Drawn from hours of interviews, archival research, and frequent visits to Prada, The Black American Princess Handbook offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at this exclusive lifestyle. Your total guide to BAP speak, BAP style, and BAP history, this on
A comedic, behind-the-scenes look at the exclusive lifestyle of the Black American Princess (BAP) includes a comprehensive guide to BAP speak, BAP style, BAP history, and everything you wanted to know about the BAP life, from breaking in a shop-a-phobic dad to planning a magical BAP debutante ball. Original. 30,000 first printing.
About the Author
KALYN JOHNSON is an associate at a large law firm in New York.
TRACEY LEWIS is a writer.
KARLA LIGHTFOOT is an advertising sales executive in New York.
GINGER WILSON, a Chicago attorney, is the executive director of a legal staffing firm.
JANE ARCHER is an illustrator who works in book publishing in New York. To see more of her work, visit her on the web at janearcherillustration.com
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