Biography covers range of a vocalist
Topic: Billie Holiday
FROM THE PUBLISHER
Billie Holiday's life is inseparable from an account of her troubles, her addictions, her arrests - the scandals that would repeatedly put her name in the tabloid headlines of the 1940s and '50s. Her moods and faces were so various that she could seem to be a different woman from one moment to the next.
With BilliePARIS... "With Billie," Julia Blackburn's new book about Billie Holiday's oft-told, many-leveled, all-American, usually sensationalized story of racism, poverty, drugs, sex and jazz, repeatedly provokes the reader to reflect...
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