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Why Sinatra Matters (Revised) (Hardcover) (Pete Hamill)

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In honor of Sinatra's 100th birthday, Pete Hamill's classic tribute returns with a new introduction by the author.In this unique homage to an American icon, journalist and award-winning author Pete Hamill evokes the essence of Sinatra--examining his art and his legend from the inside, as only a friend of many years could do. Shaped by Prohibition, the Depression, and war, Francis Albert Sinatra became the troubadour of urban loneliness. With his songs, he enabled millions of others to tell their own stories, providing an entire generation with a sense of tradition and pride belonging distinctly to them.With a new look and a new introduction by Hamill, this is a rich and touching portrait that lingers like a beautiful song.
In honor of Sinatra's 100th birthday, Pete Hamill's classic tribute returns with a new introduction by the author.

In this unique homage to an American icon, journalist and award-winning author Pete Hamill evokes the essence of Sinatra--examining his art and his legend from the inside, as only a friend of many years could do. Shaped by Prohibition, the Depression, and war, Francis Albert Sinatra became the troubadour of urban loneliness. With his songs, he enabled millions of others to tell their own stories, providing an entire generation with a sense of tradition and pride belonging distinctly to them.

With a new look and a new introduction by Hamill, this is a rich and touching portrait that lingers like a beautiful song.
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 187
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Author: Pete Hamill
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 24001123
UPC: 9780316347174
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8422

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