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Roman candle : the life of Bobby Darin

Author: David Evanier
Publisher: [Emmaus, Pa.] : Rodale ; [Place of publication not identified] : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a look at the life and career of singer Bobby Darin, including his turbulent marriage to Sandra Dee and the chronic illness that plagued him from childhood.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Bobby Darin; Bobby Darin; Bobby Darin; Bobby Darin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Evanier
ISBN: 1594860106 9781594860102
OCLC Number: 123222085
Description: xv, 255 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Faster than the speed of life --
The hidden child --
A "scrawny thing" --
The nerve of a burglar --
Splish splash --
The comet ride --
The big time --
The shtarker --
The genius --
The chameleon --
A higher calling --
Slip-sliding away --
The lost chord --
Whirling dervish --
Roman candle --
The curtain falls.
Responsibility: David Evanier.
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By the age of 8 Bobby Darin knew he was doomed to die young. So he set out to become a showbiz legend. Now 32 years after his death at 37, we have a multi-layered portrait of this brash, gifted  Read more...

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"In order to truly understand who Bobby Darin was you have to understand where he came from. David Evanier's new book, ROMAN CANDLE, tells the story of the young Walden Robert Cassotto--who grew up Read more...

 
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