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What happened, Miss Simone?

Alan Light

What happened, Miss Simone?

a biography

by Alan Light

  • 330 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Singers,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Inspired by the Netflix documentary What happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-296), discography (pages 261-262), filmography (page 296), and index.

    Other titlesWhat happened, Miss Simone? (Motion picture)
    StatementAlan Light
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.S5635 L54 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27200137M
    ISBN 101101904879
    ISBN 109781101904879
    LC Control Number2015041145
    OCLC/WorldCa927141345

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    What Happened, Miss Simone? 16+ 1h 42m Critically Acclaimed Documentaries Using never-before-heard recordings, rare archival footage and her best-known songs, this is the story of legendary singer and activist Nina Simone. Watch all you or: Liz Garbus.   What Happened, Miss Simone? Critics Consensus. What Happened, Miss Simone? is a compelling -- albeit necessarily incomplete -- overview of its 89%.


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