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The Resource Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday, Donald Clarke

Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday, Donald Clarke

Label
Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday
Title
Wishing on the moon
Title remainder
the life and times of Billie Holiday
Statement of responsibility
Donald Clarke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the American jazz singer whose life was changed by drug abuse and alcoholism
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Donald
Dewey number
  • 782.42165/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.H58
LC item number
C55 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Singers
Label
Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday, Donald Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An African-American nation -- Baltimore -- The point -- Harlem -- The first records, and triumph at the Apollo -- The Teddy Wilson era -- The street that never slept -- On the road with the big bands -- 1937-9: strange fruit -- The war years -- Triumph and trouble -- The jailbird -- The gangster and the bassist -- The last decade begins -- The last merry-go-round: fun, fights and fame -- Intimations of mortality -- The triumphant decline of lady day -- The loneliest girl in the world -- Coda: the lady is an icon
Control code
ocm30036926
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 468 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670837717
Lccn
94008881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 378144
  • (OCoLC)30036926
Label
Wishing on the moon : the life and times of Billie Holiday, Donald Clarke
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An African-American nation -- Baltimore -- The point -- Harlem -- The first records, and triumph at the Apollo -- The Teddy Wilson era -- The street that never slept -- On the road with the big bands -- 1937-9: strange fruit -- The war years -- Triumph and trouble -- The jailbird -- The gangster and the bassist -- The last decade begins -- The last merry-go-round: fun, fights and fame -- Intimations of mortality -- The triumphant decline of lady day -- The loneliest girl in the world -- Coda: the lady is an icon
Control code
ocm30036926
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 468 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670837717
Lccn
94008881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 378144
  • (OCoLC)30036926

Library Locations

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      2101 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX, 77380, US
      30.162486 -95.46549
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