Unlikely Fame: Poor People Who Made history
The book chronicles the lives of many poor people who became famous including Marilyn Monroe, Babe Ruth, Malcolm X, Johnny Cash, Billie Holiday, Margaret Sanger, Charlie Chaplin, Richard Pryor, Steve McQueen, Stephen King, Dolly Parton, Oprah Winfrey, Jack London, and others.
Poor, Poverty, Celebrities, Fame
Personality and Social Contexts | Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology | Sociology of Culture
Wagner, David, and Jenna Nunziato. Unlikely Fame: Poor People Who Made History. Paradigm Publishers, 2014.