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Artie Shaw: His Life and Music

John White - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 223 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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Crystal Beach Sunset

Tom Nolan - Fiction - 2009 - 166 pages
A talented writer could craft a short paragraph about his first novel in such a way as to demand further attention. I'm not that good. However, Crystal Beach Sunset is set in ...
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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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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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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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Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way, a Biography

Peter J. Levinson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 384 pages
Swing has never gone out of style. It was the music the Greatest Generation danced to--and went to war to. And no musician evokes the Big Band era more strikingly than Tommy ...
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Harlem Jazz Adventures: A European Baron's Memoir, 1934-1969

Timme Rosenkrantz - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 320 pages
Timme Rosenkrantz (19111969) was a Danish journalist, author, concert and record producer, radio show host, and entrepreneur with a consuming passion for jazz and little head ...
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Bassically Speaking: An Oral History of George Duvivier

Edward Berger, David Chevan, Benny Carter - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 483 pages
Duvivier's reflections on growing up in Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s, the evolution of the bass, life in the commercial studios, and his memories of close associates. With ...
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Jelly's Blues: The Life, Music, and Redemption of Jelly Roll Morton

Howard Reich, William M. Gaines - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2008 - 256 pages
Jelly's Blues recounts the tumultuous life of Jelly Roll Morton (ca., 18851941). A virtuoso pianist with a larger-than-life personality, he composed such influential early jazz ...
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