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Author Odom, Leslie, Jr., 1981- author.

Title Failing up : how to take risks, aim higher, and never stop learning / Leslie Odom, Jr.

Publication Info. New York : Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC, 2018.


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Edition First edition.
Description 200 pages ; 19 cm
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Note "A Feiwel and Friends book"--Title page verso.
Summary Leslie Odom, Jr. burst on the scene in 2015, originating the role of Aaron Burr in the phenomenon Broadway musical "Hamilton." Since then, he has performed for sold-out audiences, sang for the Obamas at the White House, and won a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical.
Contents Prologue: Take me to the world -- The mentor -- The big break -- What you own -- Hollywood or the token -- Permission to fail -- The turnaround -- Hamilton Act 1: our town -- Hamilton Act 2: the new American dream -- Permission to prosper -- Epilogue: Seriously.
Summary Before Odom landed the role Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton, he put in years of hard work as a singer and an actor. Now he asks the questions that will help you unlock your true potential and achieve your goals even when they seem impossible. What work did you put in today that will help you improve tomorrow? How do you surround yourself with people who will care about your dreams as much as you do? How do you know when to play it safe and when to risk it all for something bigger and better? Whether you're graduating from college, starting a new job, or just looking to live each day to the fullest, knowing the answers will empower you for the greatness that lies ahead.
Subject Odom, Leslie, Jr., 1981-
Odom, Leslie, Jr., 1981- -- Biography -- Young adult literature.
Conduct of life -- Anecdotes.
Self-realization -- Anecdotes.
Actors -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Conduct of life. -- Anecdotes -- Biography -- Young adult literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781250139962 (hardcover)
1250139961 (hardcover)

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