Book #70606

Hurry Up, America, & Spit

Pearl Bailey
Book #70606 Hurry Up, America, & Spit. Pearl Bailey.
Hurry Up, America, & Spit

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; Third Printing
Publisher: New York And London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976.
ISBN: 0151430004

An attractive third printing of the first edition in Near Fine condition, little sunning to the board edges in a Fine dust-jacket, signed by the author Pearl Bailey on the half title page.

In this book, Pearl Bailey tells the story of her life as a black American woman in the twentieth century. She discusses her experiences as an entertainer, from her early days as a singer in the jazz clubs of Harlem to her later years as a popular actress on television and in films. Bailey also discusses the racism she experienced both in her personal life and in the wider world, and her attempts to fight against it. This book is an excellent introduction to Bailey's life and career, and will interest fans of jazz, popular culture, and American history.; 8vo; [vi, 3], 4-106 pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $36.75

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