Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

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Viking, 1994 - Music - 468 pages
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The short life and long musical legacy of this blues singer hold endless fascination for a public touched by her genius and the image of her suffering. In this first authentic biography of Lady Day, Clarke reveals a far more complex figure, based on rare, previously unavailable interviews. Includes 24 pages of black-and-white photos--many, never seen before. 15,000.

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Wishing on the moon: the life and times of Billie Holiday

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Clarke (editor, Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Viking, 1989) bases this substantial biography on transcripts of interviews made in the early 1970s with dozens of people close to Billie Holiday ... Read full review

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Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday by Donald Clarke is a insightful book on Billie Holiday. I really enjoyed the book. Read full review

Contents

An AfricanAmerican Nation
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Baltimore
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The Point
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Copyright

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