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Average rating: 4.18 · 238 ratings · 73 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Josephine: The Dazzling Lif...
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Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman
Orange Is the New Black
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So different than the TV Series, which I also love, but two different beasts. I highly recommend both book and TV series, for very different reasons. Kerman's book is thoughtful, she writes eloquently, it offers insights to the dysfunctional penal sy...more
The Last Sister by Courtney McKinney-Whitaker
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Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell
" Everything a non-fiction biography should be!!!! Fantastic story of Josephine Baker told in verse with heart and soul, perfect for a woman who reverberated with heart and soul. "
Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell
" The vibrant illustrations and lyrical text really capture Josephine's exuberant spirit. While I am satisfied with the book as a whole, as a good informational book should, it also compels me to learn more. "
Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell
" The only thing that could have made this better was more end notes. There were several parts that left me wondering, "Is that really true?" because they were so fascinating. I want to know more about her pet leopard, Chiquita! I guess that's what... " Read more of this review »
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