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High times, hard times

Author: Anita O'Day; George Eells
Publisher: New York : Limelight Editions, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Memoir of a big band singer who struggled back from a heroin addiction, unlike her friend Charlie Parker.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anita O'Day; Anita O'Day
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita O'Day; George Eells
ISBN: 0879101180 9780879101183
OCLC Number: 18050968
Notes: Reprint, with new epilogue. Originally published: New York : Putnam, ©1981.
Includes index.
Description: 376 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter I Excess Baggage 19 --
Chapter II Cutting Loose 32 --
Chapter III Uptown 47 --
Chapter IV Walking on the Wild Side 70 --
Chapter V Oh, For the Life of a Girl Singer 87 --
Chapter VI The Road that Leads to Fame ... 115 --
Chapter VII Sometimes the Road Is Rocky 149 --
Chapter VIII And You're Just Another Dame 164 --
Chapter IX Busted 181 --
Chapter X Got the Name, Will Play the Game 205 --
Chapter XI What a Difference a Hit Makes 227 --
Chapter XII Hard Times 248 --
Chapter XIII I'm Still Here 274.
Responsibility: Anita O'Day with George Eells ; with an updated discography compiled by Robert A. Sixsmith and Alan Eichler.

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Memoir of a big band singer who struggled back from a heroin addiction, unlike her friend Charlie Parker.

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