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Faces in the Crowd

Musicians, Writers, Actors, and Filmmakers

Faces in the Crowd( )
Author: Giddins, Gary
ISBN:978-0-306-80705-3
Publication Date:Aug 1996
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

In Faces in the Crowd Gary Giddins explores the achievements of thirty-seven artists, ranging from Irving Berlin to Spike Lee, Billie Holiday to Kay Starr, Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis, Elias Canetti to Philip Roth. He shows how Jack Benny revolutionized comedy assesses the hardboiled fiction of James M.Cain, Raymond Chandler, and Elmore Leonard recounts how he uncovered the true birthdate of Louis Armstrong chats with Clint Eastwood about Charlie Parker. And, of course, he writes...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Art / American / General
Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.499 x 8.346 x 0.663 Inches
Book Weight:0.748 Pounds
Author Biography
Giddins, Gary (Author)
Gary Giddins lives in New York City.




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