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Three chords for beauty's sake : the life of Artie Shaw

Author: Tom Nolan
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An unflinching account of Shaw's life, evoking his music as well as his larger-than-life personality, to provide a candid and sympathetic portrait of the artist and his era.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Artie Shaw; Artie Shaw
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Nolan
ISBN: 9780393062014 0393062015
OCLC Number: 449865171
Description: xv, 430 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Life of Artie Shaw
Responsibility: Tom Nolan.
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For his centennial, an indispensable biography of Artie Shaw, the legendary big-band leader, virtuoso clarinetist, and renegade in music and romance.  Read more...

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"[F]ollows Shaw's various zigzags with aplomb, and Nolan shifts gears adeptly in pursuit of his subject. The book is well paced and never lags, while the author addresses everything from litigation Read more...

 
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