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The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy, Peggy Caravantes

Label
The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy
Title
The many faces of Josephine Baker
Title remainder
dancer, singer, activist, spy
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Caravantes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A complete biographical look at the complex life of a world-famous entertainer With determination and audacity, Josephine Baker turned her comic and musical abilities into becoming a worldwide icon of the Jazz Age. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy provides the first in-depth portrait of this remarkable woman for young adults. Author Peggy Caravantes follows Baker's life from her childhood in the depths of poverty to her comedic rise in vaudeville and fame in Europe. This lively biography covers her outspoken participation in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, espionage work for the French Resistance during World War II, and adoption of 12 children--her "rainbow tribe." Also included are informative sidebars on relevant topics such as the 1917 East St. Louis riot, Pullman railway porters, the Charleston, and more. The lush photographs, appendix updating readers on the lives of the rainbow tribe, source notes, and bibliography make this is a must-have resource for any student, Baker fan, or history buff"--
  • "Author Peggy Caravantes provides the first in-depth portrait of Josephine Baker written for young adults. This lively biography follows Baker's life from her childhood, to her participation in the civil rights movement, her espionage work in WWII, and the adoption of her twelve children. Also included are informative sidebars, fascinating photographs, source notes, and a bibliography"--
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Summary
Author Peggy Caravantes provides the first in-depth portrait of Josephine Baker written for young adults. This lively biography follows Baker's life from her childhood, to her participation in the civil rights movement, her espionage work in WWII, and the adoption of her twelve children. Also included are informative sidebars, fascinating photographs, source notes, and a bibliography
Writing style
Illustration
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10397175
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 792.8028092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1100
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Women of action
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
dancer, singer, activist, spy
Label
The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy, Peggy Caravantes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Her own journey -- Show business review -- Joséphine charms Paris -- La folie du jour -- Two loves -- Storms of life -- Joséphine's challenges -- Let my people go -- In my village -- Joséphine and Jo split -- Losing Les Milandes -- The curtain falls
Control code
879249185
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9781613730348
Lccn
2014026074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879249185
Label
The many faces of Josephine Baker : dancer, singer, activist, spy, Peggy Caravantes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Her own journey -- Show business review -- Joséphine charms Paris -- La folie du jour -- Two loves -- Storms of life -- Joséphine's challenges -- Let my people go -- In my village -- Joséphine and Jo split -- Losing Les Milandes -- The curtain falls
Control code
879249185
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9781613730348
Lccn
2014026074
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879249185

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