And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey

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$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
301
Dimensions
5.69 X 1.04 X 8.63 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595581181
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About the Author

Studs Terkel (1912-2008) was an award-winning author and radio broadcaster. He is the author of Race: How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession; Division Street: America, Coming of Age: Growing Up in the Twentieth Century; Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times; The Good War: An Oral History of World War II; Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do; The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century; American Dreams: Lost and Found; The Studs Terkel Interviews: Film and Theater; Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression; Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith; Giants of Jazz; Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Troubled Times; And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey; Touch and Go: A Memoir; P.S.: Further Thoughts from a Lifetime of Listening; and Studs Terkel's Chicago, all published by The New Press. He was a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters and a recipient of a Presidential National Humanities Medal, the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, a George Polk Career Award, and the National Book Critics Circle 2003 Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award.

Reviews

"Revelatory. . . . In each priceless give-and-take, Terkel captures the distinct personality of each artist and the spirit of their world-altering music." --Booklist (starred review)

"Insightful and daring, Terkel always asks the right questions, whether culturally or musically." --Publishers Weekly