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Suits Me

The Double Life of Billy Tipton

Suits Me( )
Author: Middlebrook, Diane Wood
ISBN:978-0-395-95789-9
Publication Date:Jun 1999
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

The jazz pianist Billy Tipton was born in Oklahoma City as Dorothy Tipton, but almost nobody knew the truth until the day he died, in Spokane in 1989. Over a fifty-year performing career, Billy Tipton fooled nearly everyone, including Duke Ellington and Norma Teagarden, five successive "wives" with whom Billy lived as a man, and three children who he "fathered." As Billy Tipton herself said, "Some people might think I'm a freak or a hermaphrodite. I'm not. I'm a normal person....
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Book Details
Pages:356
Detailed Subjects: History / Social History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1.11 x 1.11 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds



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