American Gypsy

Author: Oksana Marafioti
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 1429945265
Size: 76.31 MB
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With unsentimentally perfect pitch, American Gypsy reveals how Marafioti adjusted to her new life in America, one slice of processed cheese at a time.

Memoirs Of An American Gypsy

Author: Reece Gesumaria
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479775444
Size: 48.93 MB
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Good luck holding on tight to your pre-conceived notions of the world of traveling, because this is going to be a wild ride


Author: Jule Styne
Publisher: Theatre Communications Grou
ISBN: 9781559360869
Size: 42.77 MB
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The musical tale of a domineering stage mother's inadvertent creation of a burlesque stripper, now available in paperback for the first time.

The White Witch Of Wimbledon

Author: Evelyn Margaret Savage-Grey
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1620956489
Size: 32.44 MB
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The White Witch of Wimbledon is the story of a very special Cockney lady who overcame a life-long physical handicap, pain, abuse and separation and neglect from her parents.

The Happy Stripper

Author: Jacki Willson
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857736426
Size: 48.75 MB
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8 Minsky, Morton, and Milt Machlin, Minsky's Burlesque: A Fast and Funny Look
at America's Bawdiest Era (New York: Arbor House, 1986) p.237. 9 Zeidman,
Irving, The American Burlesque Show (New York: Hawthorn, 1967), p.149. John
Steinbeck in the blurb for Lee, Gypsy Rose, Gypsy: Memoirs of America's Most
Celebrated Stripper (Berkeley, CA: Frog, 1957). Headline from Bernard Sobel,
Burleycue: The Underground History of Burlesque Days (New York: Farrar and
Rinehart, ...

Original Story By

Author: Arthur Laurents
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781557834676
Size: 30.42 MB
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The director, screenwriter, and playwright provides a look into his world, introducing the wide array of stars he has met over the years and revealing the hardship and joy that comes with a life in show business.

Patti Lupone

Author: Patti LuPone
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0307460754
Size: 34.80 MB
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And though the title might say “a memoir,” this is ultimately a love letter to the theatre by a unique American artist.

Mother Finds A Body

Author: Gypsy Rose Lee
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 1558618023
Size: 68.37 MB
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mother's greatest creation was Gypsy Rose Lee, the persona she first adopted as
a stripper at Billy Minsky's Republic Theater in New York City in the 1930s. While
her fame was rooted in her career as a stripper in burlesque, it flowered into
legend through her writing: two successful mystery novels, The G-String Murders
and Mother Finds a Body; several magazine articles for the New Yorker,
American Mercury, Flair, and others; and culminated with her memoir Gypsy,
which became ...


Author: Thomas Allen Greenfield
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Size: 16.10 MB
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Originally played by Ethel Merman, Rose is one of the most sought-after roles in
all of American musical theater, a magnificent monster who demands the best
from any actress who takes her on. Gypsy originated in Gypsy Rose Lee's 1957
publication of Gypsy: Memoirs of America 's Most Celebrated Stripper, which was
both a critical and a popular success. Seeing the dramatic potential in her
already somewhat dramatized stories, a number of film and theater producers
expressed ...

Memoirs Of The American Philosophical Society

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setting may be an object of romance, but outside the immediate vicinity of his
reservation he is generally taken for a "colored" person and treated accordingly;
even when he identifies himself the old slogan about the only good Indian being
a dead Indian often still holds. At best he is likely to find a place along the
unstable economic and social margins of white society as a kind of American
gypsy. Until, therefore, the folk who have occupied his country and turned his feet
along the new ...