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Lady sings the blues / Billie Holiday with William Dufty.

Author/Creator:
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 author.
Publication:
New York : Avon, 1976.
Format/Description:
Book
192 pages ; 18 cm
Subjects:
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
African American women jazz singers -- Biography.
Women jazz singers -- United States -- Biography.
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American women entertainers -- Biography.
African American musicians -- Social conditions.
African American singers -- Social conditions.
Blues (Music)
United States -- Race relations.
African American women entertainers.
African American women jazz singers.
Race relations.
Women jazz musicians.
Women jazz singers.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Summary:
The autobiography of the famous jazz singer, describing her life from her childhood in the Baltimore slums to the drug addiction that tarnished her success.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1956 by Eleanora Fagan and William F. Dufty"--verso of title page.
"First Avon printing,February 1976. Fifth printing."--verso of title page.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1976
Contributor:
Dufty, William, author.
Avon Books, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0380004917
9780380004911
0380409313
9780380409310
OCLC:
2291985
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