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With Billie

By: Julia Blackburn

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03782

ISBN: 0224075896

Condition: Near Fine


Julia Blackburn's brilliant and haunting book is a life of Billie Holiday told in the voices of those who knew her. Billie Holiday is usually portrayed as a tragic victim of her own vices. These intimate stories - told by piano players and dancers, pimps and junkies, a record producer, a theatre critic and two very different narcotic agents - give us a much deeper picture of her personality at the same time as illuminating the dangerous and complex world she inhabited. T... View more info