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Billie Holiday, (Axis 360 electronic resource)

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Billie Holiday
Title
Billie Holiday
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Language
eng
Summary
Her tragic life and death are as important a part of Billie Holiday's story as her undeniable talent as a singer. Poverty-stricken from birth, she was introduced to drugs and hard living at a very young age and spent her childhood on the streets carousing with various criminal elements. But, among that turmoil she found her greatest strength her unique and emotion-filled voice and a willingness to succeed. Although her emphatic delivery and natural talent was initially off-putting to the mainstream, her perseverance helped to transform the role of the vocalist in popular music. All singers who
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EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 782.42165092
  • 782.42165092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Black Americans of Achievement: Legacy Edition
Billie Holiday, (Axis 360 electronic resource)
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Billie Holiday, (Axis 360 electronic resource)
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  • Cover; Contents; 1: The Allure of Billie Holiday; 2: Birth and Childhood; 3: Entering Harlem; 4: Billie Begins Her Recording Career; 5: Life of the Swinging Big Band; 6: The War Years; 7: Addiction and Decline; 8: The Final Years; 9: Influence and Legend; Selected Discography; Chronology; Further Reading; Picture Credits; Index; About the Author
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Contents
Cover; Contents; 1: The Allure of Billie Holiday; 2: Birth and Childhood; 3: Entering Harlem; 4: Billie Begins Her Recording Career; 5: Life of the Swinging Big Band; 6: The War Years; 7: Addiction and Decline; 8: The Final Years; 9: Influence and Legend; Selected Discography; Chronology; Further Reading; Picture Credits; Index; About the Author;
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1 online resource (113 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781438136363
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0014144050
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)707918177

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