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The Resource Josephine : the hungry heart, Jean-Claude Baker and Chris Chase

Josephine : the hungry heart, Jean-Claude Baker and Chris Chase

Label
Josephine : the hungry heart
Title
Josephine
Title remainder
the hungry heart
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Claude Baker and Chris Chase
Title variation
Hungry heart
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book, a biography of Josephine Baker, the Folies-Bergere dancer is the result of twenty years of research. Baker adopted the author when he was a teener, and this book represents his search for the truth of her fractious life. Baker was many things: a charismatic performer; a fearless opponent of oppression and racism who risked her life for the French Resistance during World War II; a self proclaimed Universal Mother who adopted children from many countries; an entrepreneur born into poverty who earned and lost a fortune; a friend to such world leaders as Martin Luther King, Jr., Charles de Gaulle, Robert F. Kennedy, and Eleanor Roosevelt. This biography chronicles her rise and fall as a cause de scandale in Paris, and candidly discusses her many loves, her bisexuality, her conflicted feelings about her heritage, and her lasting impact upon the way America and the world view African Americans. -- From back cover
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Jean-Claude
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chase, Chris
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baker, Josephine
  • Dancers
  • African American entertainers
  • Biography
Label
Josephine : the hungry heart, Jean-Claude Baker and Chris Chase
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, ©1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-512) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Cooper Square Press ed.
Extent
xxiii, 532 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780815411727
Lccn
2001028685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46671146
  • (OCoLC)ocm46671146
  • 981047
Label
Josephine : the hungry heart, Jean-Claude Baker and Chris Chase
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, ©1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-512) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st Cooper Square Press ed.
Extent
xxiii, 532 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780815411727
Lccn
2001028685
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46671146
  • (OCoLC)ocm46671146
  • 981047

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