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Billie Holiday : wishing on the moon

Author: Donald Clarke
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on unrivaled access to archival interviews with those who knew her at every stage of her life, the most revealing biography of the incomparable Lady Day.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clarke, Donald.
Billie Holiday : Wishing on the Moon.
Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, ©2009
Named Person: Billie Holiday; Billie Holiday
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Clarke
ISBN: 9780786730872 0786730870
OCLC Number: 818854801
Notes: Includes index.
19 Coda: The Lady Is an IconIndex.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface to the First Edition (1994); Introduction to the Da Capo Edition (2002); 1 An African-American Nation; 2 Baltimore; 3 The Point; 4 Harlem; 5 The First Records, and Triumph at the Apollo; 6 The Teddy Wilson Era; 7 The Street That Never Slept; 8 On the Road with the Big Bands; 9 1937-9: Strange Fruit; 10 The War Years; 11 Triumph and Trouble; 12 The Jailbird; 13 The Gangster and the Bassist; 14 The Last Decade Begins; 15 The Last Merry-Go-Round: Fun, Fights and Fame; 16 Intimations of Morality; 17 The Triumphant Decline of Lady Day; 18 The Loneliest Girl in the World.
Responsibility: Donald Clarke.

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Based on unrivaled access to archival interviews with those who knew her at every stage of her life, the most revealing biography of the incomparable Lady Day.

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