The Many Faces of Josephine Baker

The Many Faces of Josephine Baker

Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy

eBook - 2015
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Author Peggy Caravantes follows Josephine Baker's life from her childhood in the depths of poverty to her comedic rise in vaudeville and fame in Europe. This biography also covers her outspoken participation in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, espionage work for the French Resistance during World War II, and adoption of 12 children--her "rainbow tribe".
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, Chicago Review Press,, [2015]
ISBN: 9781322652207
1322652201
9781613730355
1613730357
9781613730379
1613730373
Characteristics: 1 online resource (195 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Her own journey
Show business review
Joséphine charms Paris
La folie du jour
Two loves
Storms of life
Joséphine's challenges
Let my people go
In my village
Joséphine and Jo split
Losing Les Milandes
The curtain falls.
Summary: Author Peggy Caravantes follows Josephine Baker's life from her childhood in the depths of poverty to her comedic rise in vaudeville and fame in Europe. This biography also covers her outspoken participation in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, espionage work for the French Resistance during World War II, and adoption of 12 children--her "rainbow tribe".

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