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A most remarkable fella : Frank Loesser and the guys and dolls in his life : a portrait by his daughter

Author: Susan Loesser
Publisher: New York : D.I. Fine, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The daughter of one of America's most prolific and enduring composers presents an engaging, revealing portrait of her father, her family, and the life they shared in the giant shadow that his fame cast.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Loesser, Susan.
Most remarkable fella.
New York : D.I. Fine, ©1993
(OCoLC)639444609
Named Person: Frank Loesser; Frank Loesser
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Loesser
ISBN: 1556113641 9781556113642
OCLC Number: 27265858
Description: xvi, 304 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments (p.ix) --
Introduction (p.xi) --
Beginnings (p.1) --
Early Hollywood years (p.22) --
War songs (p.40) --
Back to Hollywood (p.58) --
Where's Charley? (p.84) --
Guys and dolls (p.99) --
Hans Christian Andersen (p.123) --
The most happy fella (p.138) --
Divorce (p.169) --
Greenwillow (p.176) --
How to succeed in business without really trying (p.197) --
The businessman (p.222) --
Pleasures and palaces (p.240) --
Senor discretion himself (p.265) --
The last year (p.278) --
Epilogue (p.289) --
Notes (p.291) --
Index (p.297).
Responsibility: Susan Loesser.

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The daughter of one of America's most prolific and enduring composers presents an engaging, revealing portrait of her father, her family, and the life they shared in the giant shadow that his fame cast.

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