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Angelina Jolie
  • Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604139099
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-909-9
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 07/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 791
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 146

Summary

As a child, Angelina Jolie was teased about her unusual looks, and while making her way in the acting world, she was often overshadowed by her Academy Award-winning father, Jon Voight. But Jolie soon came into her own. Hailed as one of Hollywood's greatest beauties, she won an Academy Award of her own, along with a reputation for being an actress of uncommon commitment and bravery. A one-time "bad girl," Jolie is one of the world's best-known humanitarians, traveling the globe as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations and bringing comfort to refugees in many troubled regions. The daughter of a broken home, she grew up to create her own version of a modern family, complete with adopted and biological children and a man whom she loves but feels no need to marry. Read more about her unique life in Angelina Jolie.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Chronology. Notes. Bibliography. Further resources. Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Dennis Abrams is the author of numerous books for Chelsea House, including biographies of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eminem, Georgia O'Keefe, Che Guevara, Coco Chanel, Xerxes, Ernest J. Gaines, and Cotton Mather, as well as history books such as The Treaty of Nanking.  He attended Antioch College, where he majored in English and communications.

Reviews and Awards

"...a well-considered portrayal...Solid fare for the biography collection."


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