Life Is a Gift LP: The Zen of Bennett

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HarperCollins, Nov 20, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
16 Reviews

Legendary singer, artist, and performer, Tony Bennett has been one of the world's most beloved entertainers for more than six decades. In this entertaining and thoughtful memoir, Bennett shares stories of friends and family and the essential life lessons they have taught him and pays tribute to the remarkable talents he has had the honor to work with and learn from, including: Luciano Pavarotti, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse, and Lady Gaga, to name just a few.

A magnificent testament to an extraordinary man, and filled with Bennett's own beautiful hand-drawn artwork, Life Is a Gift will captivate and delight music lovers of all ages.

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Review: Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

Bennett's words of advice for young entertainers and all people. Quick read and interesting but what I got most out of this book was the titles of his CD's I'd like to own. Read full review

Review: Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett

User Review  - Cindy Novak-delaurell - Goodreads

I have always loved Tony Bennett's music. When I stumbled upon the book, I had to read it. I learned so much about one of my favorite artists and gained even more respect for the man. Truly worth reading. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Tony Bennett has sold millions of albums, earned multiple platinum and gold records, and won two Emmy Awards as well as seventeen Grammys, including the Recording Academy's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. He was also named a Kennedy Center Honoree.

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