Magazine article Ebony

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Magazine article Ebony

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MEET ME AT THE THERESA: THE STORY OF HARLEM'S MOST FAMOUS HOTEL (Atria Books, $27.50), by Sondra Kathryn Wilson gives readers a glimpse behind the walls of the famous Harlem hotel. From the rallies outside to the political meetings inside and the glamorous celebrations in between, the hotel was central to the history of Black America between 1940 and 1970. Everyone from Paul Robeson, Josephine Baker, Dorothy Dandridge and Duke Ellington to W.E.B. DuBois, Langston Hughes and Fidel Castro stayed there, met there or played there, and in its heyday, the building was every bit as famous as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theatre. REALLIONAIRE: NINE STEPS TO BECOMING RICH FROM THE INSIDE OUT (HCI, $12.95), by Farrah Gray with Fran Harris, is the author's inspiring rags to-riches story from the young man who went from public assistance to a millionaire by age 14! The book describes the essential lessons from his journey out of poverty. At 16 years old he dedicated himself to being a businessman who gives back and inspires others--a "reallionaire." THE ACCIDENTAL HUNTER: A D HUNTER MUSTERY (Touchstone Books, $13), by Nelson George, which features an assortment of diverse characters in the first of this mystery series. This story deals with betrayal, drugs, deception and moral corruption, and a sprinkling of romance in a fast-paced form likely to keep the reader enthralled until the bitter end. Those who like a good mystery will really enjoy the noir thriller, THE PROMISE: HOW ONE WOMAN MADE GOOD ON HER EXTRAORDINARY PACT TO SEND A CLASSROOM OF FIRST GRADERS TO COLLEGE (Doubleday, $22. …

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