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Never Would Have Made It. The Rise of Tyler Perry, the Most Powerful Entertainer in Black America (and What it Really Took to Get Him There)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Great book, sheds light on the true story!

This was an excellent read. We finally get to hear the true story of the rags to riches. The book is very enlightening and Childs tell the story in his own words on how Tyler Perry got his start. My first thought was that this was another book bashing a successful membe...
This was an excellent read. We finally get to hear the true story of the rags to riches. The book is very enlightening and Childs tell the story in his own words on how Tyler Perry got his start. My first thought was that this was another book bashing a successful member of our community, but it is not the case. I would love to see this as a movie!!

posted by 11043378 on February 15, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Sadly disapointing

An unfortunate waste of time & money, mostly about the author not Tyler Perry.

posted by 16576350 on March 3, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2012

    Very Good!

    Intriguing, attention grabbing book from the start. Loved reading how Tyler started as nothing and rose to the top as a top notch entertainer!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2012

    Great book, sheds light on the true story!

    This was an excellent read. We finally get to hear the true story of the rags to riches. The book is very enlightening and Childs tell the story in his own words on how Tyler Perry got his start. My first thought was that this was another book bashing a successful member of our community, but it is not the case. I would love to see this as a movie!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2012

    Don't forget your roots... Do the right Thing Mr. Perry

    I think this is great insight of a story that is usually untold. I believe this story is true because Tyler Perry would have sued the pants off of Mr. Childs if it was not. I just hope Mr. Perry will read this book and do the Christian thing that he preaches in all of his plays and movies and recognize someone had to sacrifice and order for his dreams to come true, it may have be ruff and uneasy, but it seem to have paid off in the long run. Do the right thing Mr. Perry.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2012

    This is a great story,contiune with the great work you do.

    This is a great story,contiune with the great work you do.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2012

    Very Good Book

    I enjoyed this book very much.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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