Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Music, the Legend
Jeanne Thomas Fuchs, Jeanne Fuchs, Ruth Prigozy
University Rochester Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 165 pages
A celebration of Sinatra's enduring impact on American entertainment and cultural life.
For nearly sixty years, Frank Sinatra [1915-98] triumphed in concert, in the recording studio, on television, and on the big screen, refashioning his image to suit the temper of the times. Sinatra did it his way, remaining bothelusive and alluring, and appealing to men and women alike.
Contributors: Blaine Allan, Samuel L. Chell, David Finck, Joseph Fioravanti Jeanne Fuchs, Philip Furia, Roger Gilbert, Ruth Prigozy, Walter Raubicheck, Lisa Jo Sagolla, Ron Simon, Arnold Jay Smith, James F. Smith, Patric M. Verrone, David Wild
Jeanne Fuchs is Professor Emerita of Comparative Literature and Languages at Hofstra University; Ruth Prigozy is Professor of English at Hofstra University.
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