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Fosse / Sam Wasson.

Wasson, Sam, author. (Author).
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  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica B FOSSE (Text) 74231000106985 Adult Biography Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main B FOSSE bob (Text) 840191002138651 Biography - Main Floor Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood BIO FOSSE (Text) 36626103493136 Adult Biographies Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B FOSSE WASSON (Text) 33946002858053 Biographies . End of Nonfiction section . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 792.8209 WAS (Text) 39391006557365 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville B FOS (Text) 78551000512084 Biography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Fosse (Text) 31208911534180 non-fiction Available -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton B Fosse Wasson (Text) 30890000511459 Adult Books Upper level Available -
Rochester Library 921 FOS (Text) 33187003580251 Nonfiction - R Available -
Seymour Main Library B FOSSE, BOB (Text) 37500003914963 Biographies Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547553290 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0547553293 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: viii, 723 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: "An Eamon Dolan Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 600-695) and index.
Summary, etc.: "We see Bob Fosse's legacy everywhere--from Broadway to "Billy Jean" to Beyonce;'s moves in the "Single Ladies" video. Yet in spite of Fosse's deep cultural significance, no biography has ever brought him fully to life, unveiling the man behind the bowler hat and the swaggering sex appeal. Now, acclaimed cultural historian Sam Wasson traces Fosse's numberless reinventions of himself over a career that would spawn The Pajama Game, Cabaret, Pippin, Chicago, All That Jazz, and other iconic works of art and earn him Tonys, Emmys, and an Oscar. Wasson traces not only Fosse's prodigious professional life, but his intense relationships with everyone from Liza Minnelli, Fred Astaire, and Neil Simon to Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, and Dustin Hoffman. Through extensive interviews with collaborators and lovers and unprecedented access to Fosse's archives, Wasson also reveals the deep wounds that propelled his subject's excessive appetites--for spotlights, women, and life itself. In Fosse, Wasson's stylish, effervescent prose proves the ideal vehicle for reanimating Bob Fosse as he truly was--after hours, close up, and in vibrant color"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987.
Choreographers > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Broadway & Musical Revue.
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism.
PERFORMING ARTS / Individual Director (see also BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts).

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