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The Resource Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook

Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook

Label
Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar
Title
Flip
Title remainder
the inside story of TV's first Black superstar
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Cook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles Wilson's meteoric rise through the Chitlin' Circuit of segregated nightclubs to his breakthrough on Johnny Carson's Tonight show to his hit variety show, on which he created such outrageous characters as the sassy Geraldine and flock-fleecing Reverend Leroy
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Kevin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Flip
  • Comedians
  • African American comedians
  • Television personalities
  • African American television personalities
Label
Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233-234]) and index
Contents
Killer ride -- Rags. Jersey City runaway ; He flippeth! ; Look at the lights ; Circuit rider ; Miami vise ; Flip flops -- Riches. Surprises ; One giant leap ; Thursday night lights ; Top of the world ; Crossroads -- Liberty. Looking for the why ; Flip out ; God's fool ; Naked in the wind -- Back to the beach
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
242 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025701
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012039994
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796756094
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756094
  • 562369
Label
Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233-234]) and index
Contents
Killer ride -- Rags. Jersey City runaway ; He flippeth! ; Look at the lights ; Circuit rider ; Miami vise ; Flip flops -- Riches. Surprises ; One giant leap ; Thursday night lights ; Top of the world ; Crossroads -- Liberty. Looking for the why ; Flip out ; God's fool ; Naked in the wind -- Back to the beach
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
242 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025701
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012039994
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796756094
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756094
  • 562369

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