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Stormy weather : the life of Lena Horne

Author: James Gavin
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Atria Books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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The first serious biography of entertainment legend Lena Horne, the star who became one of the first African-American icons. Gavin has gotten closer than any other writer to the celebrity, who has lived in reclusion since 1998. Incorporating insights from the likes of Ruby Dee, Tony Bennett, Diahann Carroll, Arthur Laurents, and several of Horne's fellow chorines from Harlem's Cotton Club, Stormy Weather offers a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gavin, James, 1964-
Stormy weather.
New York : Atria Books, 2009
(OCoLC)639365893
Named Person: Lena Horne; Lena Horne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Gavin
ISBN: 9780743271431 0743271432 9780743271448 0743271440 9781439164259 1439164258
OCLC Number: 232979128
Description: 598 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: James Gavin.

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Now in paperback a definitive biography of Lena Horne, among the first African American icons and most celebrated stars of film, stage and music  Read more...

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"SYMPATHETIC AND TOUGH." --THE NEW YORKER

 
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