I enjoyed reading this book - I had put it off for a long time for some reason, but I'm glad I finally sat down & read it. Read morePublished on March 22 2004 by T. Kenard
I waited a year before I read this book, I deeply regret this.
I was absolutely amazed at the way this book was written. I couldn't put this book down until it was completed! Read more
Many historians think that fictionalized accounts are useless. Being a historian myself, I have to beg to differ in this case. Read morePublished on Oct. 20 2001 by Candace
I have read each of Tananarive Due's books and have enjoyed them immensely. This account of Madame CJ Walker's life was such an enjoyable read. I am thankful that Ms. Read morePublished on April 16 2001 by Cheryl Black
Prior to reading this book,I knew very little about Madame C.J. Walker. I knew she became wealthy after starting a hair product company, but after that often told fact,I didn't... Read morePublished on April 8 2001 by "goodwitchglenda"
This is an excellent, fictionalized novel about Sarah Breedlove, later famously known as Madame C.J. Read morePublished on Feb. 15 2001
I had often read small biographies of Madame C.J. Walker, especially when Black History Month rolled around. Tanarive Due, however, brought Sarah stunningly alive. Read morePublished on Dec 7 2000 by Evelyn P. Council
The Black Rose was ok, at the beginning, but I felt more could have been done toward the middle and the end to make it better.Published on Nov. 8 2000 by "July Lady"
The Black Rose is the perfect title for this beautiful novel by one of America's finest writers. Tananarive Due is awesome! Read morePublished on Nov. 8 2000 by Lisa A. Shepherd