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Bing Crosby : a pocketful of dreams

Author: Gary Giddins
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, ©2001-
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the rise of Bing Crosby from his early successes as a radio star to his initial foray into Hollywood.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bing Crosby; Bing Crosby; Bing Crosby
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Giddins
ISBN: 0316881880 9780316881883 0316886459 9780316886451
OCLC Number: 44420761
Description: volumes <1> : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: v. [1]. The early years, 1903-1940.
Responsibility: Gary Giddins.
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From Bing Crosby's early days in college minstrel shows and vaudeville, to his first hit recordings, from his 11-year triumph as the star of America's most popular radio show, to his first success in  Read more...

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