The King of Swings

The King of Swings

Author: Michael Blaine

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618871896

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 364

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An inspirational profile of unlikely golf champion Johnny Goodman describes how an orphaned Omaha caddy from the wrong side of the tracks beat the legendary Bobby Jones in the nation's first national golf tournament at Pebble Beach in 1929. Reprint.
The King of Swings
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Michael Blaine
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

An inspirational profile of unlikely golf champion Johnny Goodman describes how an orphaned Omaha caddy from the wrong side of the tracks beat the legendary Bobby Jones in the nation's first national golf tournament at Pebble Beach in 1929. Reprint.
The Uncrowned King of Swing
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jeffrey Magee
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

If Benny Goodman was the "King of Swing," then Fletcher Henderson was the power behind the throne. Now Jeffrey Magee offers a fascinating account of Henderson's musical career, throwing new light on the emergence of modern jazz and the world that created it. Drawing on an unprecedented combination of sources,
Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961 (A Historical True Crime Short)
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: R. Barri Flowers
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: R. Barri Flowers

From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murderess on the Loose, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Sex Slave Murders, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae
A Concise History of Jazz
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: JOHN ROBERT BROWN
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-07 - Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

John Robert Brown presents an enthusiastic and authoritative account of a century of jazz. Written in a clear and engaging style by a well-known British author and jazz educator, this book offers an affectionate introduction to the people and places that are of worldwide importance in the history of this
A History of Italy 1700-1860
Language: en
Pages: 518
Authors: Stuart Woolf
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-30 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1979, A History of Italy 1700-1860 provides a comprehensive overview of Italy’s political history from 1700-1860. Divided in five parts it deals with themes like the re-emergence of Italy; Italy as the ‘pawn’ of European diplomacy; social physiognomy of the Italian states; problems of the government; enlightenment