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Tyra Banks : A Biography
by Carole Jacobs




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Tyra Banks: A Biography tells the story of one of today's most visible, successful, and inspiring young African American women. It is a revealing look at Banks's meteoric rise from geeky adolescent to supermodel, actress, and TV mogul--all in just seven years after initially being turned down by a number of agencies.

In following the life of Tyra Banks, this authoritative biography finds the sources of her determination not just to succeed but to aggressively promote positive female role models and debunk biases and stereotypes too-often applied to women. Among the highlights are Banks's years as youth correspondent for Oprah Winfrey and her extensive philanthropic work, establishing scholarships, charities, and camps, while providing self-help advice for young women.

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Overview

Tyra Banks: A Biography tells the story of one of today's most visible, successful, and inspiring young African American women. It is a revealing look at Banks's meteoric rise from geeky adolescent to supermodel, actress, and TV mogul--all in just seven years after initially being turned down by a number of agencies.

In following the life of Tyra Banks, this authoritative biography finds the sources of her determination not just to succeed but to aggressively promote positive female role models and debunk biases and stereotypes too-often applied to women. Among the highlights are Banks's years as youth correspondent for Oprah Winfrey and her extensive philanthropic work, establishing scholarships, charities, and camps, while providing self-help advice for young women.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780313382741
  • ISBN-10: 0313382743
  • Publisher: Greenwood
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 180
  • Dimensions: 9.51 x 6.43 x 0.83 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.07 pounds

Series: Greenwood Biographies

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