Wishing on the Moon

Wishing on the Moon

The Life and Times of Billie Holiday

Streaming Audiobook - 2012
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A New York Times Notable Book No singer has been more mythologized and more misunderstood than jazz legend Billie Holiday, who helped to create much of the mystique herself with her autobiography, Lady Sings the Blues. This authentic biography sets the record straight. Donald Clarke was given unrivaled access to a treasure trove of interviews from the 1970s with those who knew Lady Day in all stages of her short, tragic life-from her childhood in the streets and good-time houses of Baltimore, through the early days of success in New York and the years of fame, to her tragic decline and death at the age of forty-four. This biography separates fact from fiction to reveal the true Billie Holiday.
Publisher: [United States]: Blackstone Audio, Inc. , 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781483069135
1483069133
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 45 min.)) : digital
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