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Ethel Merman : the biggest star on Broadway

Author: Geoffrey Mark
Publisher: Fort Lee, N.J. : Barricade Legend, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the story of a fabulous star; a woman who made it to the top of her profession at a time when most women were at home taking care of their families. Merman's life and career is a microcosm of the history of show business. With a voice that rang like a church bell and a talent for timing that the best comedians of her day envied, Ethel was a star all the way.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ethel Merman; Ethel Merman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Mark
ISBN: 1569802939 9781569802939
OCLC Number: 60741309
Notes: Includes filmography (p. 209-281), discography (p. 283-297), and index.
Description: viii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Geoffrey Mark.

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This book tells the story of a fabulous star; a woman who made it to the top of her profession at a time when most women were at home taking care of their families. Merman's life and career is a microcosm of the history of show business. With a voice that rang like a church bell and a talent for timing that the best comedians of her day envied, Ethel was a star all the way.

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