Franklin

Don't explain : a song of Billie Holiday / by Alexis De Veaux.

Author/Creator:
De Veaux, Alexis, 1948-
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
New York : Harper & Row, Publishers, 1980.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, [1], 151, [1] pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 -- Juvenile literature.
Singers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Childrens subjects:
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Singers.
African Americans -- Biography.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Presents a prose poem recounting the life of the American jazz singer affectionately known as Lady Day.
Contents:
Swing, Billie
So Much Jazz
Blues
The Last Song.
Notes:
"Designed by Ellen Weiss."
Discography (page 151).
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-150).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy inscribed "To Joanna Thank you! Always. Alexis De Veaux Nov/87".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (inscription) (Banks Collection copy)
De Veaux, Alexis, 1948- (autograph) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1980
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0060216298 :
0060216301 (lib. bdg.) :
OCLC:
6086290
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