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Beyoncé Knowles: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) Kindle Edition

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Length: 168 pages Word Wise: Enabled

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"Professional writer Arenofsky's account of American performer Beyoncé Knowles is geared toward high school students who need a challenging yet accessible biography, and would also be suitable for general readers seeking a solid and entertaining read of the singer's life. The text includes in-depth information about Beyoncé's life from birth through childhood, teen years, and adulthood, incorporating information on her family background, education, personal and professional influences, struggles, accomplishments, and contributions. The text also includes a timeline, discography, list of awards, list of online album reviews, bibliography of print and internet resources, and five B&W photographs."


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Book Description

Although Beyoncé Knowles is not yet 30, the sensual superstar has already succeeded on many levels: as a dancer, singer, composer, model, music producer, video director and actress. This biography tells the story of a young, talented woman's meteoric rise in the entertainment industry.

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  • File Size: 1456 KB
  • Print Length: 168 pages
  • Publisher: Greenwood; 1 edition (May 14, 2009)
  • Publication Date: May 14, 2009
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002F9MZH0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,535,784 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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By WIFE on June 9, 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I did enjoy this book! It revealed how they started out and their struggles and how they conquerd them.Its a book mostly for teenagers but I did enjoy it.And the cover of the book is soo pretty!Beyonce looks like a princess!
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful By jwo03 on May 13, 2011
Format: Hardcover
I was interested in purchasing this book because the preview pages featured detailed information about Beyonce's familial and cultural background. I assumed the rest of the book was the same and that I would be able to immensely add on to my knowledge about Beyonce` personally and in her career. NOT THE CASE AT ALL. There are 12 chapters total and majority of the book is the author's personal commentary on Beyonce's career (most of which is negative). The book is HARDLY a biography and doesn't speak much to Beyonce's life. Don't waste your money. Purchase "Soul Survivors," the official bio by Destiny's Child instead.
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