MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biography in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the 1940s, few if any gave him a chance at survival, much less amazing success. This is a must read for all. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere in the United States. You may view every Booksmith Timeless Classic by clicking https://www.alabamabooksmith.com/booksmith-timeless-classics.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Don Keith and Shelley Stewart on the title at the launch. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in July, 2013 by NewSouth Books.
DON KEITH (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) was named Alabama Library Association Author of the Year in fiction. He has written more than thirty books of prose and non-fiction. He now concentrates on military history and is recognized as one of the nation's leading writers on naval warfare. Previously, he was awarded the Billboard Magazine Broadcaster of the Year - and in two different formats. Thank you Don Keith for Signing our books.
SHELLEY STEWART( pictured below from our wall of fame) was born in poverty in the Jim Crow South and became one of the most successful CEOs in America. Thank you Shelley Stewart for signing our books.
THIS VIDEO (seen below) is a two minute preview of the amazing rags-to-riches story of an important life that matters.