George C. Wolfe, 1988. First Edition. Softcover; First Printing. VG. Item #116857
Very Good. Some age toning to paper. Browning to covers. ; Unbound. 3-hole punched, with ties at ends. Original printed typescript - unpublished script by George C. Wolfe. Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead. Music Development and Adaptation by Maurice Peress. Production Consultant Mercer Ellington. The character Queenie Pie is loosely based on Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919), a Harlem beautician who invented a preparation to straighten hair, and who is cited by the Guinness Book of Records as the first woman to become a millionaire through her own achievements.