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Josephine Baker's last dance : a novel

Jones, Sherry 1961- (Author). Ojo, Adenrele. (Added Author). HighBridge Audio (Firm) (Added Author). Playaway Digital Audio. (Added Author). Findaway World, LLC. (Added Author).
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South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley PA -- FICTION JONES SHERRY (Text) 30402004784668 ADULT AUDIOBOOK Available -

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  • ISBN: 1987159616
  • ISBN: 9781987159615
  • Physical Description: 1 audio media player (13 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
    electronic
  • Edition: Unabridged ed.
  • Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [2019]

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General Note: Previously released by HighBridge, p2018.
"Playaway. The all-in-one audiobook."--Container.
"HD Light"--Container.
Title from container.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Adenrele Ojo.
Summary, etc.: From servitude and poverty in America, Josephine Baker rose to fame as a showgirl in her famous banana skirt. Along the way she was a Civil Rights activist-- and a member of the French Resistance during WWII. This novel follows Baker from 1920s Paris to 1960s Washington, to her final, triumphant performance.
Subject: Baker, Josephine 1906-1975 Fiction
African American entertainers Fiction
African American women Fiction
African Americans France Paris Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
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  • Findaway World Llc

    Discover the fascinating and singular life story of Josephine Baker—actress, singer, dancer, Civil Rights activist, member of the French Resistance during WWII, and a woman dedicated to erasing prejudice and creating a more equitable world—in Josephine Baker's Last Dance. In this illuminating biographical novel, Sherry Jones spans Josephine's early years in servitude and poverty in America, to her rise to fame as a showgirl in her famous banana skirt, to her activism against discrimination, and her many loves and losses. From 1920s Paris to 1960s Washington, to her final, triumphant performance, one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century comes to stunning life on the page. With intimate prose and comprehensive research, Sherry Jones brings this remarkable and compelling public figure into focus for the first time in a joyous celebration of a life lived in technicolor, a powerful woman who continues to inspire today.

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