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Author: Pénélope Bagieu; Nanette McGuinness
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Before she was the legendary Mama Cass of the folk group The Mamas and the Papas, Ellen Cohen was a teen girl from Baltimore with an incredible voice, incredible confidence, and incredible dreams. She dreamed of being not just a singer but a star. Not just a star--a superstar. So, at the age of nineteen, at the dawn of the sixties, Ellen left her hometown and became Cass Elliot. At her size, Cass was never going to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Nonfiction comics
Named Person: Cass Elliot; Cass Elliot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pénélope Bagieu; Nanette McGuinness
ISBN: 1626725462 9781626725461
OCLC Number: 982553339
Language Note: English translation from French original.
Notes: "Cass Elliot before the Mamas & the Papas"--Cover.
"Before she was the legendary Mama Cass of the folk group The Mamas and the Papas, Ellen Cohen was a teen girl from Baltimore with an incredible voice, incredible confidence, and incredible dreams. She dreamed of being not just a singer but a star. Not just a star#x0;a superstar. So, at the age of nineteen, at the dawn of the sixties, Ellen left her hometown and became Cass Elliot. At her size, Cass was never going to be the kind of girl that record producers wanted on album covers. But she found an unlikely group of co-conspirators, and in their short time together this bizarre and dysfunctional band recorded some of the most memorable songs of their era. Through the whirlwind of drugs, war, love, and music, Cass struggled to keep sight of her dreams, of who she loved, and#x0;most importantly#x0;who she was."--Amazon.
Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Pénélope Bagieu ; [English translation by Nanette McGuinness].

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"Before she was the legendary Mama Cass of the folk group The Mamas and the Papas, Ellen Cohen was a teen girl from Baltimore with an incredible voice, incredible confidence, and incredible dreams. She dreamed of being not just a singer but a star. Not just a star--a superstar. So, at the age of nineteen, at the dawn of the sixties, Ellen left her hometown and became Cass Elliot. At her size, Cass was never going to be the kind of girl that record producers wanted on album covers. But she found an unlikely group of co-conspirators, and in their short time together this bizarre and dysfunctional band recorded some of the most memorable songs of their era. Through the whirlwind of drugs, war, love, and music, Cass struggled to keep sight of her dreams, of who she loved, and--most importantly--who she was."--Amazon.

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