The Resource The mother of black Hollywood : a memoir, Jenifer Lewis, (electronic resource)

The mother of black Hollywood : a memoir, Jenifer Lewis, (electronic resource)

Label
The mother of black Hollywood : a memoir
Title
The mother of black Hollywood
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jenifer Lewis
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The "Mega Diva" and legendary star of Black-ish looks back on her memorable journey to fame and the unforgettable life lessons she learned along the way.Jenifer Lewis keeps it real in this provocative and touching memoir by a mid-western girl with a dream whose journey from poverty to Hollywood will move, shock, and inspire listeners.Told in the audacious voice her fans adore, Jenifer describes a road to fame made treacherous by dysfunction and undiagnosed mental illness, including a sex addiction. Yet, supported by loving friends and strengthened by "inner soldiers," Jenifer never stopped entertaining and creating.We watch as Jenifer develops icon status stemming from a series of legendary screen roles as the sassy, yet loveable, mama or auntie. And we watch as her emotional disturbances, culminating in a breakdown while filming The Temptations movie, launch her on a continuing search for answers, love, and healing.Written with no-holds-barred honesty this gripping memoir is filled with insights gained through a unique life that offers a universal message: "Love yourself so that love will not be a stranger when it comes."From her first taste of applause at five years old to landing on Broadway within eleven days of graduation and ultimately achieving success in movies, television and global concert halls, Jenifer reveals her outrageous life story with lots of humor, a few regrets and most importantly, unbridled joy. Candid, warm and wonderfully inspiring, The Mother of Black Hollywood intimately reveals the heart of a woman who lives life to the fullest
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Jenifer
Dewey number
784.5/0092/4
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN2287.L495
LC item number
A3 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • autobiography
  • memoirs
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jenifer Lewis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis, Jenifer
  • African American actresses
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The mother of black Hollywood : a memoir, Jenifer Lewis, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 52 min., 59 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062791542
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1a997b88-98b4-4919-a05d-cc270baced90
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1011683008
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The mother of black Hollywood : a memoir, Jenifer Lewis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 52 min., 59 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062791542
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1a997b88-98b4-4919-a05d-cc270baced90
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1011683008
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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