Josephine Baker’s Last Dance by Sherry Jones audiobook

Josephine Baker’s Last Dance

By Sherry Jones
Read by Adenrele Ojo

HighBridge, Highbridge Audio 9781501102448
13.01 Hours Unabridged
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Discover the fascinating and singular life story of Josephine Baker—actress, singer, dancer, Civil Rights activist, member of the French Resistance during WWII, and a woman dedicated to erasing prejudice and creating a more equitable world—in Josephine Baker's Last Dance. In this illuminating biographical novel, Sherry Jones spans Josephine's early years in servitude and poverty in America, to her rise to fame as a showgirl in her famous banana skirt, to her activism against discrimination, and her many loves and losses. From 1920s Paris to 1960s Washington, to her final, triumphant performance, one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century comes to stunning life on the page. With intimate prose and comprehensive research, Sherry Jones brings this remarkable and compelling public figure into focus for the first time in a joyous celebration of a life lived in technicolor, a powerful woman who continues to inspire today.

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Summary

Summary

Discover the fascinating and singular life story of Josephine Baker—actress, singer, dancer, Civil Rights activist, member of the French Resistance during WWII, and a woman dedicated to erasing prejudice and creating a more equitable world—in Josephine Baker's Last Dance.

In this illuminating biographical novel, Sherry Jones spans Josephine's early years in servitude and poverty in America, to her rise to fame as a showgirl in her famous banana skirt, to her activism against discrimination, and her many loves and losses. From 1920s Paris to 1960s Washington, to her final, triumphant performance, one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century comes to stunning life on the page.

With intimate prose and comprehensive research, Sherry Jones brings this remarkable and compelling public figure into focus for the first time in a joyous celebration of a life lived in technicolor, a powerful woman who continues to inspire today.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The mesmerizing chanteuse who shattered race barriers and hearts across the world is brought to vivid, unstoppable life.” C.W. Gartner, author of Mademoiselle Chanel

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Author Bio: Sherry Jones

Author Bio: Sherry Jones

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 13.01
Audience: Adult
Language: English