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Title:
Angela Bassett
Author:
FitzGerald, Dawn.
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Publication Information:
Philadelphia, PA : Chelsea House Publishers, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
106 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780791058107

9780791058114
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Book

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Summary

Summary

It would take a long time for Hollywood to recognize veteran Angela Bassett as a superb actor -- not until she received an Academy award nomination in 1994 for her dead-on portrayal of pop star Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do with it?


Excerpts

Excerpts

Her role in How Stella Got Her Groove Back helped escalate her career. This title offers a look at the human side of Bassett. Excerpted from Angela Bassett by Dawn Fitzgerald All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

Coretta Scott King
On Achievementp. 8
1 They Know Who I Amp. 11
2 From Harlem to New Havenp. 17
3 Paying Her Duesp. 29
4 What's Love Got to Do with It?p. 39
5 What's Race Got to Do with It?p. 47
6 Waiting to Exhalep. 59
7 Hits and Missesp. 69
8 In a Groovep. 79
9 Timing, Talent, and Tenacityp. 91
Chronologyp. 98
Selected Filmographyp. 100
Awardsp. 101
Further Readingp. 102
Indexp. 103