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Nina Simone

Author: Kerry Acker
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Women in the arts (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores Nina Simone's life and contributions to the arts whose path allowed her to break gender barriers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biographie
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Nina Simone; Nina Simone; Nina Simone; Nina Simone
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Acker
ISBN: 0791074560 9780791074565 079107952X 9780791079522
OCLC Number: 52727674
Description: 138 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Nina at Carnegie Hall --
The prodigy, 1933-1944 --
The concert pianist, 1944-1954 --
The chanteuse, 1954-1959 --
The star, 1958-1962 --
The activist, 1963-1966 --
The high priestess of soul, 1967-1969 --
The expatriate, 1970-1978 --
The diva, 1978-2003.
Series Title: Women in the arts (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: by Kerry Acker ; introduction by Betty McCollum.
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A brief biography of the High Priestess of Soul and her music From Bach to Billie Holiday, Gershwin to Bob Dylan, Nina Simone (1933-2003) melded a wealth of outwardly incom-patible influences into  Read more...

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"These two profiles are well written and well organized. Both texts include information on the subjects' education, awards, career highlights, and details of their research and discoveries."

 
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