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

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Viking, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 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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Review: Wishing on the Moon: The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

User Review  - Anthea Mills - Goodreads

This book needs a good editor. Billie Holiday lead a life full of drama, and this book contained many interesting insights into her amazing talent and difficult life. However, Billie's life was hidden ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Elsie Klumpner - Goodreads

A wonderful biography of a complicated woman. 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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