Josephine: the hungry heart

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In a volume containing little-known facts and anecdotes, a man who was close to famed entertainer Josephine Baker reveals the truth behind her legend

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JOSEPHINE: The Hungry Heart

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Latest and perhaps best of several recent bios of Josephine Baker (e.g., Phyllis Rose's Jazz Cleopatra, 1989)—this one by the performer's semiadopted/fully discarded son (owner of a Manhattan ... Read full review

Josephine: the hungry heart

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Nearly two decades after her death, the legend of Josephine Baker continues to flourish. Subject of a number of books and recent films, "the most successful music hall performer ever to take the stage ... Read full review

Contents

All Hell Breaks Loose
3
Elvira Carrie the Beginnings
12
Childhood in St Louis
23
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Chase joined CNN in 1980 to anchor Media Watch and stayed until 1986.