Hattie: the life of Hattie McDaniel

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Madison Books, 1990 - Performing Arts - 220 pages
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A biography of the life of Hattie, the first black ever to win an Oscar and the first black woman to sing on radio.

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Hattie: the life of Hattie McDaniel

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McDaniel is remembered as the first black to win an Academy Award, but her lengthy career also included work in theater, radio, and television. Jackson has done extensive research on her career, but ... Read full review


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Carlton Jackson is University Distinguished Professor of History at Western Kentucky University. He has published many books and articles throughout his career.

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