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Lady Sings the Blues

Author: Holiday, Billie

The arts

Published on 29 November 2018 by Penguin Books Ltd (Penguin Classics) in the United Kingdom as part of 'the Penguin Modern Classics' series.

Paperback | 192 pages
131 x 198 x 12 | 148g

'A masterpiece, as fresh and shocking as if it were written yesterday' Craig Brown'I've been told that no one sings the word 'hunger' like I do. Or the word 'love'.'Lady Sings the Blues is the inimitable autobiography of one of the greatest icons of the twentieth century. Born to a single mother in 1915 Baltimore, Billie Holiday had her first run-in with the law at aged 13. But Billie Holiday is no victim. Her memoir tells the story of her life spent in jazz, smoky Harlem clubs and packed-out concert halls, her love affairs, her wildly creative friends, her struggles with addiction and her adventures in love. Billie Holiday is a wise and aphoristic guide to the story of her unforgettable life.

Lady Sings the Blues

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