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Why Sinatra Matters

Why Sinatra Matters (Hardback)

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In this unique homage to an American icon, journalist and award-winning author Pete Hamill evokes the essence of Sinatra--examining his art and his legend from the inside, as only a friend of many years could do. Shaped by Prohibition, the Depression, and war, Francis Albert Sinatra became the troubadour of urban loneliness. With his songs, he enabled millions of others to tell their own stories, providing an entire generation with a sense of tradition and pride belonging distinctly to them.With a new look and a new introduction by Hamill, this is a rich and touching portrait that lingers like a beautiful song.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: arts & entertainmentMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresEasy listening, MOR musicMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresIndividual composers & musicians, specific bands & groupsMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresLight orchestral & big band music Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Publication Date: 20/10/2015 ISBN-13: 9780316347174  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Pete Hamill is a novelist, journalist, editor, and screenwriter. He is the author of the bestselling novels Snow in August, Forever, and Tabloid City and the bestselling memoir A Drinking Life. He lives in New York City.

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