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A novelisation of the movie musical centred on the Motown era, starring Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Hudson and Danny Glover. Set in the turbulent late 60s and early 70s, Dreamgirls follows the rise of a trio of women who have formed a promising girl group. They are soon discovered by an ambitious manager who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime. Gradually he takes control of the girls' look and sound eventually leading them to top billing. But soon the focus of the spotlight rests solely on the lead singer, casting a shadow on the others...
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It was a time of miraculous change in America, as the cry for justice and equality rang out, from the Deep South to the West Coast. And in the Motor City, a new sound was about to explode that would break down the barriers between white and black. Three close friends from the Detroit streets, Effie, Deena, and Lorrell, had the electrifying talent to bring any audience leaping to its feet—and with the help of C.C.'s groundbreaking music and Curtis's vision and ruthless ambition, they were poised on the giddy brink of greatness. But fame never comes cheap. And truth, loyalty, and love will always have to struggle to survive in the spotlight's merciless glare . . .

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subject_facet African American women singers -- Fiction, Dreamettes (Musical group) -- Fiction, Soul music -- Fiction
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