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Title Josephine Baker [electronic resource] : the Hungry Heart.
Author Baker, Jean-Claude.
Publication Lanham : Cooper Square Press, 2001.
Description 1 online resource (594 pages)
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Call # eBOOK
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Introduction: An Overview; ""She is like Salome, she has seven veils""; Josephine; Chapter 1: Paris, October 1925: All Hell Breaks Loose; ""She had no Shame in Front of those Crackers""; Chapter 2: Terror Before the Opening; ''Josephine, don't you Jump out that Window!""; Chapter 3: Elvira, Carrie, the Beginnings; ""Grandma often Talked about Slave Days""; Chapter 4: Childhood in St. Louis; ""There are no Bastards in my Family!""; Chapter 5: Race Riots, and Tumpy Leaves Town.
""Oh God, Why didn't you make us all One Color?""Chapter 6: Josephine Marries at Thirteen; ""She Cut his Head Open with a Beer Bottle""; Chapter 7: Life on the T.O.B.A. Circuit; ''It was going- from one Dinky Theater to Another""; Chapter 8: Josephine Tries Marriage for the Second Time; ""She was a Little Snip, about Fifteen Years Old""; Chapter 9: On the Road with Shuffle Along; ""Some of those girl Treated Joe Like a Dog""; Chapter 10: You Can Go Home Again, If You Don't Stay There; ""My Mother, Poor Woman, I was Ashamed of her""; Chapter 11: In Bamville, or The Chocolate Dandies.
""She'd be Laughing, to her the Work was Joy""Chapter 12: Summer of '25: Heat and Harlem Nights; ""She was Hanging Over Seventh Avenue, Stark Naked""; Chapter 13: Mrs. Reagan Comes to Harlem; ""I got off at Lenox Avenue. ... I was Happy""; Chapter 14: A Shipboard Romance, and Hello, Paris; ""Men and Women Kissing in the Streets!""; Chapter 15: Josephine Checks out Poets, Painters, Waiters; "" I Wanted to Seduce the Whole Capital""; Chapter 16: The Good Times Roll; ""We Need Tits""; Chapter 17: Josephine Betrays a Friend; ""She had Flown, She had been Stolen from me""
Chapter 18: The Folies-Bergère: Everyone Goes Bananas""I was Manicured, Pedicured""; Chapter 19: Enter Pepito; ""He Used to Beat the Hell out of her""; Chapter 20: Condemned by Church and State; ""They Denounced me as the Black Devil""; Chapter 21: Sex and the (Sort Of) Married Woman; ""She Saw him with his Pants off we didn't""; Chapter 22: A Star of the Ziegfeld Follies; ""I don't want to be Refused in a Hotel""; Chapter 23: Bad Times in Harlem; ""She Insisted on Speaking Only French""; Chapter 24: Trashed by Critics, Envied by Peers; ""My God, how does it Feel to be a Big Star?""
Chapter 25: Another Husband, More Lovers, and Sex, Sex, Sex""She knew I was Gay but She had to Possess you""; Chapter 26: Josephine Goes to War; ""I am Ready to Give the Parisians my Life""; Chapter 27: Arabian Nights; ""As a Mistress, She Wanted the Whole Treatment""; Chapter 28: Rediscovering Her Race; ""My People, my People, I have Abandoned Them!""; Chapter 29: Josephine, Heroine of the Resistance; ""That German Cow in my Blue Satin Sheets!""; Chapter 30: Josephine Dumps a Millionaire for a Bandleader; ""I can't Marry Claude, he's Much too Jealous.""
Note Chapter 31: Breaking the Color Bar in Miami.
Summary This revelatory biography of Folies Bergere dancer Josephine Baker (1906-1975) is a study of struggle, truimph and tragedy.
Note Print version record.
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions.
Entertainers -- Biography.
African American entertainers -- France.
Baker, Josephine.
Dancers -- France.
African Americans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799698
Entertainers. (OCoLC)fst00912655
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Addl. Author Chase, Chris.
OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Baker, Jean-Claude. Josephine Baker : The Hungry Heart. Lanham : Cooper Square Press, ©2001 9780815411727
ISBN 9781461661092 electronic bk.
1461661099 electronic bk.

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