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Will Power! A Biography Of Will Smith

3.53  ·  Rating Details ·  15 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hip, flip and smart as a whip, Will Smiht is living the American dream -- but it didn't come easily and it wsn't free. Turning down a scholarship to M.I.t. in order to pursue his music career, he rapped his way to Grammy-winning fame and fortune before he could vote. He talked his way into a TV series before his 21st birthday. And then, he got serious -- as in a seriously ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published May 1st 1997 by Simon Spotlight Entertainment
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Reiss
Feb 04, 2016 Reiss rated it liked it
Will Smith is such an inspiration to me for what he's accomplished so it was natural for me to pick up this book. The first half of the book was really insightful and showed the gems that influenced Will to be the man he is today. The latter half of the book was like reading a "things you do and don't know about Will Smith" book: so many figures and accomplishments with no real depth. It really took away from what started out a good book.
Angela
May 09, 2010 Angela rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
Finished reading this morning, and I enjoyed the earlier chapters. However, as the book got closer to "present" day, it started to lose some of its truth. I don't think I have ever read a biography of someone still living, so, there were things that the author could not know (unless she was able to access that crystal ball power)

However, it is nice to read about a guy who lives up to his mistakes (which don't include doing drugs, getting arrested for drunk driving, or spending weeks on end at r
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Samir
Jan 30, 2009 Samir rated it it was amazing
I just finished reading the book Will Power by Jan Berenson and this book was a biography of will smith. I found it to be a very interesting book. I didn’t know someone else’s life would be so appealing to read about it.
What surprised me about this book was how relatable it is. It is a life story that is relatable to everyone. I found it to be very interesting because it was so relatable. What I liked about this book was that will smith experienced hardships that everyone experiences and made i
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Phillip
Jun 30, 2010 Phillip rated it liked it
all i can say is i think it was worth the 35¢ i spent for it at the library.
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