Discovered on the streets of London, Alek Wek, a former refugee, is now an international supermodel who has graced dozens of top runways and the pages of the most glamorous fashion magazines. An entrepreneur as well as a model, she has her own handbag line, Wek 1933. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Excellent book. Alex takes you on a journey described in such detail I felt her every emotion. Great read, great success story!Published 8 months ago by SAND
I received the book in a timely manner in excellent condition. It was a very interesting story and Alek should be very proud of how she overcame such difficulties to become a... Read morePublished on October 10, 2012 by sobo66
Felt a bit all over the show in the first chapter but this book is better than most. I like the way it was written. Read a bio by another model and was so disappointed. Read morePublished on May 5, 2012 by Jolly
My heart was touched and my mind engaged as I read of the triumph of ALEK's unique life. As a teacher of Sudanese refugees in the USA, Alex "educated" me by telling her story of... Read morePublished on November 18, 2011 by G. Rolph
this book is amazing, touching, i cried my eyes out. its very inspiring and motivational. it made my everyday problems seems so little compared to what she went through. Read morePublished on September 24, 2007 by N. Com