skip to content
Doris Day : the untold story of the girl next door Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Doris Day : the untold story of the girl next door

Author: David Kaufman
Publisher: New York, NY : Virgin Books USA, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Though she made more than 550 recordings and starred in 39 movies--not to mention her own TV show--the story of Doris Day's life has never been told. In this long-awaited, definitive biography, author Kaufman takes the reader to the epicenter of American popular culture, from the 1940s to the 1980s. While Day symbolized virtuous America--especially in her heyday, the 1950s and early 1960s--both she and that era are  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Doris Day; Doris Day; Doris Day
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Kaufman
ISBN: 9781905264308 1905264305
OCLC Number: 213466053
Description: xii, 626 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1 "Living Photographs" 1 --
2 "Day After Day" 21 --
3 An Unsentimental Journey 31 --
4 "Her Sex Sneaks Up On You" 49 --
5 Daydreamer 61 --
6 "It Seems Like I've Alwasy Known Him" 73 --
7 The Beating of Publicity Drums 81 --
8 All Talking, No Singing, No Dancing 91 --
9 A Cunning Suitor 123 --
10 "Dynamite" Doris 139 --
11 "Secret Love" 151 --
12 "There's No Place Like Home" 157 --
13 "Fairy Tales Can Come True" 173 --
14 "A Perfect Motion Picture" 183 --
15 "Whatever Will Be, Will Be" 193 --
16 Day Noir 205 --
17 "I'm Not at All in Love" 217 --
18 "Sticking Keys and Farting Poodles" 243 --
19 "Pillow Talk" 253 --
20 Plain as Day 263 --
21 A Woman in Jeopardy 271 --
22 "Even More Shekels Than Freckles" 295 --
23 Low-Wire Act 309 --
24 The Imperfect Setup 325 --
25 Some Inconvenient Truths 341 --
26 "Something's Got to Give" 349 --
27 "The Superb Technician" 369 --
28 "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Cream" 383 --
29 "The Constant Virgin" 399 --
30 Night for Day 407 --
31 "It's All About Animals" 427 --
32 Freedom at Last 441 --
33 The $22.8 Million Decision 463 --
34 "The Comden Years" 479 --
35 Carmel-by-the-Sea 507 --
36 "Everything is Fine" 533.
Responsibility: David Kaufman.
More information:

Abstract:

Though she made more than 550 recordings and starred in 39 movies--not to mention her own TV show--the story of Doris Day's life has never been told. In this long-awaited, definitive biography, author Kaufman takes the reader to the epicenter of American popular culture, from the 1940s to the 1980s. While Day symbolized virtuous America--especially in her heyday, the 1950s and early 1960s--both she and that era are still perceived as being far more innocent and carefree than they really were. Indeed, she was in many ways the opposite of her image as "the girl next door." She was also a real-life Cinderella who found a series of princes who proved far less than charming. Kaufman reveals Day's demons while emphasizing the credit she deserves as an artist.--From publisher description.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/213466053>
library:oclcnum"213466053"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/213466053>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"2008"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"Though she made more than 550 recordings and starred in 39 movies--not to mention her own TV show--the story of Doris Day's life has never been told. In this long-awaited, definitive biography, author Kaufman takes the reader to the epicenter of American popular culture, from the 1940s to the 1980s. While Day symbolized virtuous America--especially in her heyday, the 1950s and early 1960s--both she and that era are still perceived as being far more innocent and carefree than they really were. Indeed, she was in many ways the opposite of her image as "the girl next door." She was also a real-life Cinderella who found a series of princes who proved far less than charming. Kaufman reveals Day's demons while emphasizing the credit she deserves as an artist.--From publisher description."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/195319411>
schema:genre"Biography."@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Doris Day : the untold story of the girl next door"@en
schema:numberOfPages"626"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.