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Mariah Carey: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, and Actress

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Mariah Carey's life is a Cinderella story. She began as a poor, hard-working beauty who endured harsh discrimination for being biracial. As in a fairy tale, her amazing singing talent helped her escape her tough neighborhood. Soon, she had transformed into a world-famous star.

Mariah has captured music's most prestigious awards, along with honors for her charity work. Her first five singles topped the music charts, setting a new record. With 18 number-one hits she has more ...

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Overview

Mariah Carey's life is a Cinderella story. She began as a poor, hard-working beauty who endured harsh discrimination for being biracial. As in a fairy tale, her amazing singing talent helped her escape her tough neighborhood. Soon, she had transformed into a world-famous star.

Mariah has captured music's most prestigious awards, along with honors for her charity work. Her first five singles topped the music charts, setting a new record. With 18 number-one hits she has more chart-topping singles than any solo artist in the United States. Her career shows no sign of slowing. Many expect her to challenge The Beatles' World record of 20 number-one hits.

This book tells Mariah's tale. It weaves together her challenging biraciai childhood, divorce, and breakdown with her career and personal triumphs. Mariah Carey not only thrills the world with her five-octave voice, but she also helps needy children overcome their obstacles, just as she did.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422227305
  • Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2013
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Quotations Barack Obama 7

1 America's Superstar 8

2 A Lonely Girl 16

3 Living the Dream 22

4 Tough Times 36

5 A Monster Comeback 44

Chronology 56

Accomplishments & Awards 58

Glossory 60

Further Reading & Internet Resources 61

Index 62

Picture Credits 64

About the Author 64

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