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Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date February 8, 2011
Pages 624
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780061241734
ISBN-10 0061241733
Dimensions 2 by 6.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.90 lbs.
Original list price $26.99
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“Mr. Bogle continues to be our most noted black-cinema historian.”
—Spike Lee

“Donald Bogle [is a] pioneering safe-keeper of the history of blacks in film.”
—Vogue

From Donald Bogle, author of the bestselling Dorothy Dandridge and Toms, Coons, Mulattos, Mammies, and Bucks, a groundbreaking history of African American portrayals in Hollywood, comes the long-awaited, definitive biography of one of America’s brightest and most troubled theatrical stars: actress and singer Ethel Waters. In Heat Wave, Bogle explores Waters’ relationships with other performing greats, including Lena Horne, Count Basie, Vincent Minnelli, and many others, and paints a vivid, deeply human portrait of this legendary performer—a must-read for any fan of jazz, blues, and classic American cinema.



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9780061241734 | details & prices | 624 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 2.00 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $26.99
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Reprint edition from Perennial (June 26, 2012)
9780061241741 | details & prices | 624 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $16.99
Large print edition from Harpercollins (March 8, 2011)
9780062017932 | details & prices | List price $26.99

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