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BIO LEWIS LEWIS
  
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Publisher, Date:
New York, NY : Atria Books, 2014.
Description:
xxiii, 311 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
  
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Edition:
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Summary:
The co-founder of Essence magazine recounts how his early life in a violent South Bronx neighborhood and a strong family work ethic inspired him to create a magazine for black women and overcome the career challenges that followed.
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Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
The last man standing -- Getting started (1968-1970). The "godfather" calls a sit-down ; Four Black men and a magazine, baby ; Sapphire? Seriously? ; Show us the money -- Getting ready (1940-1968). 1314 Brook Avenue ; "Why are we so poor?" ; BMOC ; Flunking out -- Getting through (1970-1980). "Black man, do you love me?" ; Playboy in the house ; The reign came calling down ; R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to me ; Massacre on 30th Street ; Getting down ; Personal power, public position ; Crunching numbers and taking stock -- Getting over (1980-2005). Moving on ; Spirit rising ; A brand is born ; Serious as a heart attack ; Oh my! ; Cash is king, queen, jack-- and ace ; Of music festivals and magazine fortunes ; Time on our side ; Selling in.
ISBN:
9781476703480 (hardcover)
1476703485 (hardcover)
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