The Way You Wear Your Hat: Frank Sinatra and the Lost Art of Livin'

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Harper Collins, Jul 21, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages

In The Way You Wear Your Hat, author Bill Zehme presents a masterful assembly of the most personal details and gorgeous minutiae of Frank Sinatra's way of livingmatters of the heart and heartbreak, friendship and leadership, drinking and cavorting, brawling and wooing, tuxedos and snap-brimsall crafted from rare interviews with Sinatra himself as well as many other intimates, including Tony Bennett, Don Rickles, Angie Dickinson, Tony Curtis, and Robert Wagner, in addition to daughters Nancy and Tina Sinatra.

Capturing the timeless romance and classic style of the fifties and the loose sixties, The Way You Wear Your Hat is a stunning exploration of the Sinatra mystique.

 

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Stories about Frank Sinatra you may not have heard; excellent read for fans of Sinatra and the Rat Pack Read full review

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Actually one of the better Sinatra books I've read. It is a biography but the chapters are broken out by 'Sinatra Philosophies.' There's a chapter on dress code (I love his style, a real dandy ... Read full review

Contents

WEE SMALL
1
RINGADINGDING
27
PALLIES
51
DRINKING AGAIN
85
STYLE
113
BROADS
139
LOVE MARRIAGE
169
MY WAY
199
AN AFTERWORD
238
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Bill Zehme is the author of the New York Times bestselling homage to Frank Sinatra, The Way You Wear Your Hat, and Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman. A recipient of the prestigious ASME Award for Profile Writing, he has written for Esquire, Rolling Stone, Playboy, and Vanity Fair, as well as the collection Intimate Strangers: Comic Profiles and Indiscretions of the Very Famous. He lives in Chicago.

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