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The Resource Becoming something : the story of Canada Lee : [the untold tragedy of the great black actor, activist, and athlete], Mona Z. Smith

Becoming something : the story of Canada Lee : [the untold tragedy of the great black actor, activist, and athlete], Mona Z. Smith

Label
Becoming something : the story of Canada Lee : [the untold tragedy of the great black actor, activist, and athlete]
Title
Becoming something
Title remainder
the story of Canada Lee : [the untold tragedy of the great black actor, activist, and athlete]
Statement of responsibility
Mona Z. Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reconstructs the largely forgotten life of Canada Lee, a famous black actor, civil rights advocate, and political activist, who was "blacklisted" and buried in the anti-Communist backlash of the McCarthy era
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
185567
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Mona Z.
Dewey number
  • 792/.02/8/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lee, Canada
  • African American motion picture actors and actresses
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Canada Lee
Label
Becoming something : the story of Canada Lee : [the untold tragedy of the great black actor, activist, and athlete], Mona Z. Smith
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-409) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Always chasing rainbows: the music -- Runnin' wild: the races -- Life can be so sweet: the ring -- Nice work if you can get it: the stage -- Broadway melody: bona fide star -- Why don't you do right: on the road with Jim Crow -- California, here I come: Hollywood, war, romance -- Stormy weather: boy gets girl, girl disappears[pears -- No business like show business: white way and whiteface -- Body and soul: red scared -- Trouble, trouble: Russian spies and pink paint -- Baby, it's cold outside: friendships betrayed -- No greater love: then comes marriage -- So little time: fight to the death -- Blues requiem: speak of me as I am
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780571211425
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003027828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm54001226
  • OCoLC
Label
Becoming something : the story of Canada Lee : [the untold tragedy of the great black actor, activist, and athlete], Mona Z. Smith
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-409) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Always chasing rainbows: the music -- Runnin' wild: the races -- Life can be so sweet: the ring -- Nice work if you can get it: the stage -- Broadway melody: bona fide star -- Why don't you do right: on the road with Jim Crow -- California, here I come: Hollywood, war, romance -- Stormy weather: boy gets girl, girl disappears[pears -- No business like show business: white way and whiteface -- Body and soul: red scared -- Trouble, trouble: Russian spies and pink paint -- Baby, it's cold outside: friendships betrayed -- No greater love: then comes marriage -- So little time: fight to the death -- Blues requiem: speak of me as I am
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780571211425
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003027828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm54001226
  • OCoLC

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