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Artie Shaw: His Life and Music

John White - Social Science - 2004 - 224 pages
Artie Shaw led one of America's most accomplished big bands during the 1930s and 1940s, and has sold over 100 million records. An enigmatic figure, Shaw frequently tired of the ...
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Ross Macdonald: a biography

Tom Nolan - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 496 pages
A account of the life of a great writer in the hard-boiled detective genre, Lew Archer's creator, is based on interviews and access to Macdonald's letters, analyzes his ...
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Watch Your Mouth - an Owner's Manual

Tom Nolan - 2010 - 167 pages
This book does what it says on the cover. It's a simple owner's manual for anybody who has a mouth. There are no great wodges of academic or technical detail, just the stuff ...
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Strangers in town: three newly discovered mysteries

Ross Macdonald, Tom Nolan - Fiction - 2001 - 164 pages
His detective, Lew Archer, is symbolic of the human struggle to make things right, to make sense of who we are.
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Artie Shaw: a musical biography and discography

Vladimir Simosko - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 281 pages
Artie Shaw, the world famous clarinet-playing bandleader who became popular during the Swing Era, was immersed in the music business as a performer for 30 years, from the ...
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Reading Jazz: A Gathering of Autobiography, Reportage, and Criticism from ...

Robert Gottlieb - Music - 2014 - 1088 pages
"Comprehensive and intelligently organized. . . . Jazz aficionados . . . should be grateful to have so much good writing on the subject in one place."--The New York Times Book ...
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Swing Changes: Big-band Jazz in New Deal America

David W. Stowe - History - 1996 - 299 pages
"Although its musical roots extended back to the 1920s, swing seemed to many to come out of nowhere in 1935, inspiring a welter of conflicting descriptions and explanations ...
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