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Somebody's angel child; the story of Bessie Smith.

Author: Carman Moore
Publisher: New York, T.Y. Crowell Co. [©1969]
Series: Women of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of the Negro singer who flourished in the twenties and was known as "Queen" of the blues.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Bessie Smith; Bessie Smith; Bessie Smith
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carman Moore
ISBN: 0690750099 9780690750096
OCLC Number: 1092459
Description: 121 pages illustrations, music, portraits 21 cm.
Contents: Scenes of Bessie Smith Growing Up Fast --
Grinning Eagles --
Nobody's Child --
A Lesson in the Blues --
Ma Rainey's Show Gal Daughter --
The History of Bessie Smith as a Teen-Ager Making a Name for Herself --
The "81" and the Cotton Pickers --
Young Woman's Blues --
"Steppin' On Out" --
How Bessie Came to Be Empress --
Jackie Gee --
Session to the Top --
Bessie Was the Queen and Became the Empress --
Bessie Was Mean and Bessie Was Kind --
How Bessie Lost Her Empire and How She Died --
Mr. Blues and the Depression --
Route 61 and the Death of Bessie Smith --
Series Title: Women of America.

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The life of the Negro singer who flourished in the twenties and was known as "Queen" of the blues.

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