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5 edition of In Search of Josephine Baker found in the catalog.

In Search of Josephine Baker

by John Kirby Abraham

  • 391 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Minerva Press Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Dance,
  • 20th century,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • People of Color,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10825761M
    ISBN 100754115879
    ISBN 109780754115878

    About this Item: Harper & Row, New York -, hardcover, 6½" x 9½", with dust jacket The toast of two continents, Josephine Baker could be found at night, dressed in her fabulously elaborate gowns and headresses or just her famous banana costume, receiving standing ovations at the Folies-Bergere. Here is her dramatic story - heart-warming. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    "What an excellent book this is."--Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast "Truly amazing."--Richie Partington, Richie's Picks "This liberally illustrated biography of Josephine Baker captures a remarkable, courageous woman whose life and art were inseparable."--Shelf Awareness "Some books strike you as more than a book. Josephine took a personal interest in the gardens and the roses, and learned a great deal about botany and horticulture from her staff. Josephine wanted to collect all known roses so Napoleon ordered his warship commanders to search all seized vessels for plants to be forwarded to : Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie, 23 .

    Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, during segregation to defying expectations and performing on the stage in Paris. Author extraordinaire, Jones’s novel Josephine Baker’s Last Dance although classified as fiction, Jones wrote the book with the accomplished knowledge and precision of Josephine Baker’s life. I specifically took notes once I was lured into the novel and held captive for the sole purpose of going back to Josephine Baker’s life and fact.


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This book does cover Josephine Baker's entire life (birth to death) if one wants a comprehensive look at her story, it's all here. Researched and written by her adoptive son Jean-Claude Baker.

flag 1 like Like see review. Moushine Zahr rated it really liked it/5. That book, written inalso said Josephine had to go to Paris to become famous. Later, I discovered the other books, some filled with myths Josephine had.

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One of the most successful African American performers in French history, Baker’s career illustrates the ways entertainers can use their platforms to change the world. On June 3,Freda Josephine McDonald was born in St.

Louis. Josephine Baker (June 3, – Ap ) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and was born Freda Josephine McDonald in St.

Louis, in both English and French, Baker became an international musical and political : June 3,St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. The life story of Josephine Baker, told by writings of hers and her associates.

Starting from abject poverty in St. Louis in she became a star of stage in France and ultimately worldwide, was involved in the French resistance in WW2, adopted 12 children from all over the world/5. The Josephine Baker Story is an American television film that first aired on HBO on Ma It stars Lynn Whitfield as Josephine Baker, who is regarded for being the first international African-American star, despite her more prominent success in film was generally well received by critics and has become a success on home video and ed by: Brian Gibson.

Josephine Baker (Book): Schroeder, Alan: Biography of the black American singer and dancer who achieved fame in Paris in the s and was awarded the. Introduction to book Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker. Buy The Josephine Baker Story New edition by Wood, Ean (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Josephine Baker sought to live a life outside the color line, in a world where her superb talent and spirited, superior heart could triumph. She got her break in segregated Vaudeville and made it to the big time, but criticism grounded in the color of her skin was common.

Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life. Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St.

Louis, Missouri, during segregation to defying expectations and performing on the stage in Paris. JOSEPHINE BAKER () Josephine Baker was born on June 6, in East St. Louis, Missouri. Around the age of 13, she began dancing as a chorus girl in an all-black revue that toured the United States.

At 16, she landed a prominent role in Shuffle Along, the first black musical to play on cross-eyed, comic performances along with her naturally graceful dancing caught the. When Paris Sizzled When Paris Sizzled, Book The s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and Their Friends by McAuliffe, Mary Sperling out of 5 stars.

The Josephine Baker Story (Book): Wood, Ean: An in-depth portrait of the legendary entertainer describes Baker's early life, her rise to success in the world of French theater, her work for the Red Cross, her battle against racism, and her difficult final years. Josephine Sarah "Sadie" Earp (née Marcus; – Decem ) was the common-law wife of Wyatt Earp, a famed Old West lawman and met Wyatt in in the frontier boom town of Tombstone, Arizona Territory, when she was living with Johnny Behan, sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona.

Josephine was born in New York to a Prussian Jewish family; her father was a : Josephine Sarah Marcus,New York City. Josephine Baker's cultural legacy is still alive beyond the hundredth anniversary of her birth in It exists in live performances, art, photography, fashion, film, literature, and social Author: Bennetta Jules-Rosette.

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You Searched For: Keywords: baker josephine worm piet. Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 21) of. Josephine Baker () was nineteen years old when she found herself in Paris for the first time in Overnight, the young American dancer became the idol of the Roaring Twenties, captivating Picasso, Cocteau, Le Corbusier, and Simenon.

Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St.

Louis, Missouri, during segregation to defying expectations and performing on the stage in Paris /5(49).Born into poverty inJosephine Baker grew up to live an extraordinary life: Broadway star, a spy for the French cause during World War II, and dedicated champion of racial equality.

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