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Jean Peters: Hollywood’s Mystery Girl

The author clearly did an incredible amount of research, but much of Peters’s personal life remains a mystery.
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Jazz in the Hill: Nightlife and Narratives of a Pittsburgh Neighborhood

A useful book for jazz enthusiasts on Pittsburgh’s vibrant jazz life.

Deep Inside the Blues: Photographs and Interviews

A magnificent oral history of the healing power of blues music.

Roots Punk: A Visual and Oral History

A compelling examination of punk rock and the history of modern music.

What a Difference a Day Makes: Women Who Conquered 1950s Music

Balancing the biographical and the historical, this informative and stylishly written work illuminates the lives and contributions of these gifted performers. For popular-music lovers.

All I Want Is Loving You: Popular Female Singers of the 1950s

Enjoyable and educational. Will appeal to a wide range of popular-musical enthusiasts, including those who remember the era well and those eager to learn more about it.
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C’mon, Get Happy: The Making of Summer Stock

Fans of Garland, Kelly, and the golden age of movie musicals will enjoy this exploration.
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Ferocious Ambition: Joan Crawford’s March to Stardom

This skillfully written, engaging, and carefully referenced biography will appeal to fans of old Hollywood glamour and to readers interested in the social construction of gender, especially within the context of the film industry.
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Cloverfield: Creatures and Catastrophes in Post-9/11 Cinema

A thorough investigation of Cloverfield as a post-9/11 touchstone of American cinema. A well-suited addition to academically focused library collections, especially those supporting studies in film and media analysis, political science, and sociology.
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