Fosse
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Published
Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013].
Format
Book
ISBN
9780547553290, 0547553293
Physical Desc
viii, 723 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status
Newport - Neighborhoods
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Published
Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013].
Language
English
ISBN
9780547553290, 0547553293

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"An Eamon Dolan Book."
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"We see Bob Fosse's legacy everywhere--from Broadway to "Billy Jean" to Beyonce;'s moves in the "Single Ladies" video. Yet in spite of Fosse's deep cultural significance, no biography has ever brought him fully to life, unveiling the man behind the bowler hat and the swaggering sex appeal. Now, acclaimed cultural historian Sam Wasson traces Fosse's numberless reinventions of himself over a career that would spawn The Pajama Game, Cabaret, Pippin, Chicago, All That Jazz, and other iconic works of art and earn him Tonys, Emmys, and an Oscar. Wasson traces not only Fosse's prodigious professional life, but his intense relationships with everyone from Liza Minnelli, Fred Astaire, and Neil Simon to Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, and Dustin Hoffman. Through extensive interviews with collaborators and lovers and unprecedented access to Fosse's archives, Wasson also reveals the deep wounds that propelled his subject's excessive appetites--for spotlights, women, and life itself. In Fosse, Wasson's stylish, effervescent prose proves the ideal vehicle for reanimating Bob Fosse as he truly was--after hours, close up, and in vibrant color"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wasson, S. (2013). Fosse . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wasson, Sam. 2013. Fosse. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wasson, Sam. Fosse Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wasson, Sam. Fosse Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

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