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The Resource In black and white : the life of Sammy Davis, Jr., Wil Haygood

In black and white : the life of Sammy Davis, Jr., Wil Haygood

Label
In black and white : the life of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Title
In black and white
Title remainder
the life of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Statement of responsibility
Wil Haygood
Title variation
Life of Sammy Davis, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the entertainer's entry into the vaudeville circuit at the age of six, his early career, and his achievements on Broadway, in Hollywood, and in Las Vegas in the face of pre-civil rights movement racial tensions
Summary
This biography of entertainment legend Sammy Davis, Jr. is an enthralling portrait of one of the most recognizable figures from the golden age of American show business. Davis, a guarded man who protected his private life with great vigor, lived an extraordinary life in the limelight, while also forging new uncharted paths across racial lines
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2004.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Nonfiction, 2004.
Biography type
individual biography
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153431
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 792.7/028/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.D322
LC item number
H39 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the life of Sammy Davis, Jr.
Label
In black and white : the life of Sammy Davis, Jr., Wil Haygood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [487]-499) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14324713
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780375403545
Lccn
2002043321
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)002B50A513C143E9B09F70666D6F555A
  • BK0004176359
Label
In black and white : the life of Sammy Davis, Jr., Wil Haygood
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [487]-499) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14324713
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
516 pages
Isbn
9780375403545
Lccn
2002043321
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)002B50A513C143E9B09F70666D6F555A
  • BK0004176359

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