By (author) Sam Wasson

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  • Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
  • Format: Paperback | 725 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 202mm x 50mm | 560g
  • Publication date: 4 November 2014
  • ISBN 10: 0544334612
  • ISBN 13: 9780544334618
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 455,950

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"Wasson is a smart and savvy reporter, and his book abounds with colorful firsthand tales." -- Janet Maslin, "New York Times" "Fascinating . . . Wasson has taken complete control of his subject." -- "Wall Street Journal" The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year, Bob Fosse revolutionized nearly every facet of American entertainment. His signature style would influence generations of performing artists. Yet in spite of Fosse's innumerable--including "Cabaret," "Pippin," "All That Jazz," and "Chicago," one of the longest-running Broadway musicals ever--his offstage life was shadowed by deep wounds and insatiable appetites. To craft this richly detailed account, best-selling author Sam Wasson has drawn on a wealth of unpublished material and hundreds of sources: friends, enemies, lovers, and collaborators, many of them speaking publicly about Fosse for the first time. With propulsive energy and stylish prose, "Fosse" is the definitive biography of one of Broadway and Hollywood's most complex and dynamic icons. "Spellbinding." --"Entertainment Weekly" "Impeccably researched." --"Vanity Fair" An NPR Best Book of the Year

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