Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 14

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Cengage Gale, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 450 pages
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"Beautifully designed. Choice of entries is an exemplary sample". -- Christopher Walker, Serials Department, Indiana University Libraries New Volume This well-regarded comprehensive source covers internationally known individuals from all areas of interest. Each volume presents about 70 biographies ranging in length from two to four pages. Recent individuals profiled include: -- Nigerian military ruler Sani Abacha -- Supermodel Tyra Banks -- Gay rights advocate Handy Carter -- Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes -- Avant-garde jazz musician Anthony Davis -- Politician Alan L Keyes -- African historian William Leo Hansberry -- And many others Portraits and exclusive interviews are provided when available. Entries conclude with a list of additional reading. Individual, occupation, nationality and subject indexes are included in each volume.

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