Halle Berry

A Biography
Johnson, Melissa Ewey (Book - 2010)
Halle Berry
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Outlines the life and career of Halle Berry and describes many of the roles that she performed on her way to becoming an Oscar award-winning actress.

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The biographies in this series for high school students are both factual and fun to read; length and format are designed to meet educators' requirements and students' interests. This book in the series details the life of actress Halle Berry from childhood through adulthood, shedding light on her family background, her personal and professional influences, and her accomplishments and struggles in an industry where many of the parts she played were written with a white actress in mind. The book includes b&w photos of Berry throughout her career, a timeline, a filmography of film and TV appearances, and a list of major awards and nominations. Johnson is a former editor at Ebony magazine. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Authors: Johnson, Melissa Ewey
Statement of Responsibility: Melissa Ewey Johnson
Title: Halle Berry
a biography
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2010
Characteristics: xvii, 120 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index
Contents: Growing up different
Emerging beauty in the professional pageant world
Breaking into the big time
Tough breaks
Top of her game
The road to fulfillment
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses United States Biography African American motion picture actors and actresses Biography Berry, Halle
Topical Term: Motion picture actors and actresses
African American motion picture actors and actresses
LCCN: 2009034126
ISBN: 0313358346
Branch Call Number: B Berry J
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