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  • Author:
    Phyllis Rose
  • ISBN:
    009986200X
  • ISBN13:
    978-0099862000
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  • Publisher:
    Vintage Books / Random House; New Ed edition (1991)
  • Pages:
    321 pages
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    Television
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Josephine Baker's fascinating life encompassed stardom in the Paris of the 1920s, a career in the French Resistance . Josephine Baker was a unique entertainer, we all know, but she was also an amazing woman off stage

Josephine Baker's fascinating life encompassed stardom in the Paris of the 1920s, a career in the French Resistance, and civil rights activism in the '50s and '60s. Josephine Baker was a unique entertainer, we all know, but she was also an amazing woman off stage. This fascinating biography satisfies not only the interests of musicians and jazz fans but also those readers interested in Black history and the lives of remarkable women. I read it twice, I loved it so much. Good sense of mid 20th century Paris, and other details really do come alive. Tells about the exciting life of the great Baker. com User, March 10, 1999.

With Jazz Cleopatra, Prof Phyllis Rose has written one of the most balanced, readable and thoughtful biographies I have read in a. .The clips of text that help to place Josephine Baker in her Paris and in her time could be longer

With Jazz Cleopatra, Prof Phyllis Rose has written one of the most balanced, readable and thoughtful biographies I have read in a long time. It is typical for a biographer to become too much of a fan to be critical. In the case of figures from entertainment the writer can become star struck or become so focused on the factual recitation that the reader cannot get the excitement or scent of the stage. Prof has not made any of these classic mistakes. The clips of text that help to place Josephine Baker in her Paris and in her time could be longer.

Josephine Baker died before finishing her autobiography Josephine (1977), which was completed by bandleader Jo.

Josephine Baker died before finishing her autobiography Josephine (1977), which was completed by bandleader Jo Bouillon, her second husband, but was something of a mess. Here, Rose focuses largely on 19-year-old Baker's first great year in Paris (1925-26), details finely Baker's various stage routines (often bare-breasted, she loved to cross her eyes, spread her knees in the widest rubber, legged Charleston ever seen, and bounce her rear end like a machine-""The rear end exists. Rose is especially clearminded about Baker's love life and sex life, which were not the same-Baker had no bourgeois morality (one of her lovers was Georges Simenon).

All the black performers noticed that they were not told the dining car. Стр. 79 Josephine Baker in her time Phyllis Rose. BLACK BROADWAY, BLACK PARIS Gwendolyn. They ate hotcakes and sausages at the Grand Duc and got home at six-thirty, when the sun was barely up and they could admire the lovely gray light.

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