Fosse
ISBN: 0544334612
EAN13: 9780544334618
Language: English
Pages: 752
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Wasson is a smart and savvy reporter, and his book abounds with colorful firsthand tales. -- Janet Maslin, New York Times Fascinating . . . Wasson has taken complete control of his subject. -- Wall Street Journal The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year, Bob Fosse revolutionized nearly every facet of American entertainment. His signature style would influence generations of performing artists. Yet in spite of Fosse's innumerable--including Cabaret , Pippin , All That Jazz , and Chicago , one of the longest-running Broadway musicals ever--his offstage life was shadowed by deep wounds and insatiable appetites. To craft this richly detailed account, best-selling author Sam Wasson has drawn on a wealth of unpublished material and hundreds of sources: friends, enemies, lovers, and collaborators, many of them speaking publicly about Fosse for the first time. With propulsive energy and stylish prose, Fosse is the definitive biography of one of Broadway and Hollywood's most complex and dynamic icons. Spellbinding. -- Entertainment Weekly Impeccably researched. -- Vanity Fair An NPR Best Book of the Year
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From the Back Cover Wasson is a smart and savvy reporter, and his book abounds with colorful firsthand tales. Janet Maslin, New York Times Fascinating . . . Wasson has taken complete control of his subject. Wall Street Journal The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year, Bob Fosse revolutionized nearly every facet of American entertainment. His signature style would influence generations of performing artists. Yet in spite of Fosse s innumerable including Cabaret , Pippin , All That Jazz , and Chicago , one of the longest-running Broadway musicals ever his offstage life was shadowed by deep wounds and insatiable appetites. To craft this richly detailed account, best-selling author Sam Wasson has drawn on a wealth of unpublished material and hundreds of sources: friends, enemies, lovers, and collaborators, many of them speaking publicly about Fosse for the first time. With propulsive energy and stylish prose, Fosse is the definitive biography of one of Broadway and Hollywood s most complex and dynamic icons. Spellbinding. Entertainment Weekly Impeccably researched. Vanity Fair An NPR Best Book of the Year [Author photo] (c) Gary Copeland Sam Wasson is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M. He is a visiting professor of film at Wesleyan University and lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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