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American Rhapsody

Writers, Musicians, Movie Stars, and One Great Building

American Rhapsody( )
Author: Pierpont, Claudia Roth
ISBN:978-0-374-70877-1
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, American Rhapsody presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture. Here is a series of deeply involving portraits of American artists and innovators who have helped to shape the country in the modern age.

Claudia Roth Pierpont expertly mixes biography and criticism, history and reportage, to bring these portraits to life and to link them in...
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