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Gershwin Ruth Leon

Gershwin By Ruth Leon

Gershwin by Ruth Leon


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Summary

Gershwin's rise as one of the sons of Russian-Jewish immigrants on Manhattan's lower East Side to his unassailable position as the leading composer of his time makes Gershwin the embodiment of the American Dream. This biography evokes the pace and colour of New York in the 1920s and 30s, and firmly places Gershwin at the centre of the Jazz Age.

Gershwin Summary

Gershwin by Ruth Leon

This biography evokes brilliantly the pace and colour of New York in the 1920s and 30s, and firmly places Gershwin at the centre of the Jazz Age. His rise as one of the sons of Russian-Jewish immigrants on Manhattan's lower East Side to his unassailable position as the leading composer of his time makes Gershwin the embodiment of the American Dream.

Gershwin Reviews

'Brims with a contagious love and respect for its charismatic subject -and conveys every aspect of Gershwin's genius with intelligence and empathy.' -- Barry Forshaw Daily Express

Additional information

GOR011169892
9781904341239
1904341233
Gershwin by Ruth Leon
Used - Like New
Paperback
Haus Publishing
20040920
192
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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