Brazilian bombshell: the biography of Carmen Miranda

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D.I. Fine, May 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 280 pages
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Here for the first time is the life and career of the woman who more than lived up to her moniker--The Brazilian Bombshell. The adored "Ambassadress of Samba to the United States and the world", her daring style would influence a generation of North and South American women and is alive and well today in the styles of Liza Minelli, Bette Midler, Cher, Madonna and Cyndi Lauper. Photos.

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Miranda, the flamboyant Brazilian singer/dancer, embodied Latin American music in Hollywood films of the 1940s. Born in Portugal, she emigrated to Brazil with her parents and escaped from poverty to ... Read full review

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PREFACE
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three The Bahiana
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eleven They Met in Hollywood
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