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American Rhapsody: Writers, Musicians, Movie Stars, and One Great Building

Author: Claudia Roth Pierpoint.

American Rhapsody: Writers, Musicians, Movie Stars, and One Great Building

Author: Claudia Roth Pierpoint.

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Item #: D34036
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2016
Publisher: FSG
ISBN: 9780374104405
From the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, Claudia Roth Pierpont presents a kaleidoscopic story of American culture. Here are engaging portraits of artists and innovators who have helped to shape the country in the modern age, with commentary on F. Scott Fitzgerald, Katharine Hepburn, Dashiel... More
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From the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, Claudia Roth Pierpont presents a kaleidoscopic story of American culture. Here are engaging portraits of artists and innovators who have helped to shape the country in the modern age, with commentary on F. Scott Fitzgerald, Katharine Hepburn, Dashiell Hammett, Orson Welles, and Marlon Brando, plus George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and that great jazz triumph of the New York skyline, the Chrysler Building.


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