Lena Horne / James Haskins
- Haskins, James, 1941-2005
- New York : Coward-McCann, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 160 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : portraits ; 23 cm
- Well-born in Brooklyn -- Life on the road -- Lena goes to work -- Teenage bride -- Back in show business -- On her own -- Lena moves to Hollywood -- Battling Hollywood prejudice -- Lena and Lennie marry -- Lena on Broadway -- Civil rights activist -- Tragedy and renewal -- Lena Horne : legend.
- Details Horne's half-century career and describes her hard life as a child, her first appearance at Harlem's Cotton Club, her problems with the film industry and the political blacklist, and the strength and spirit that brought her success.
- Charles L. Blockson Collection of African Americana and the African Diaspora.
- Includes index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Peter and Karen Weiler Collections Endowment in Children's Literature; 2015
- Coretta Scott King (Author) Honor Book, 1984.
- Endowment Note:
- Peter and Karen Weiler Collections Endowment in Children's Literature
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