Wishing on the moon: the life and times of Billie Holiday
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 HolidayUser 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 HolidayUser Review - Jeanne - Goodreads
Having loved Billie Holiday's vocals for so many decades, I was curious to know something about her life outside of the largely fictionalized (by Lady) "Lady Sings the Blues." Lady, as she preferred ... Read full review