BILLIE'S BLUES: Billie Holiday's Story, 1933-1959.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Stein & Day, (1975) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Billie Holiday by a friend and musician, one that focuses on the contradictions of her artistry as an accomplished jazz singer and her struggles as a drug addict, as a woman who earned the adulation of fans and suffered the humiliations of Jim Crow and incarceration. Foreword by Buck Clayton. Illustrated with photographs. Selected bibliography, index. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-812818210.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some wear to the dj at the ends of the spine)