Honky Tonk Parade: New Yorker Profiles on Show People by John Lahr

Honky Tonk Parade: New Yorker Profiles on Show People by John Lahr

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Weaving together biography, anecdote, and interpretation, this title discusses some of the important artists including Dame Edna Everage, Cole Porter, Dame Judi Dench, Ang Lee, Billy Connolly, Kenneth Tynan, Baz Luhrmann, Laurence Fishburne, August Wilson, Mira Nair, Yip Harburg, Richard Rodgers, Tony Kushner, and Bill Hicks.

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"Honky Tonk Parade" illuminates some of the most compelling, elusive and important artists of our time, who talk to Lahr with rare candour. His portraits weave together biography, anecdote and shrewd interpretation. On the roster of greats are Dame Edna Everage, Cole Porter, Dame Judi Dench, Ang Lee, Billy Connolly, Kenneth Tynan, Baz Luhrmann, Laurence Fishburne, August Wilson, Mira Nair, Yip Harburg, Richard Rodgers, Tony Kushner and Bill Hicks. "Honky Tonk Parade", like the icons whose lives and work it so meticulously chronicles, corrupts an audience with pleasure.

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SKU GOR004272564
Title Honky Tonk Parade: New Yorker Profiles on Show People
Author By (author) John Lahr
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0715635441
ISBN 13 9780715635445
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

"Honky Tonk Parade" illuminates some of the most compelling, elusive and important artists of our time, who talk to Lahr with rare candour. His portraits weave together biography, anecdote and shrewd interpretation. On the roster of greats are Dame Edna Everage, Cole Porter, Dame Judi Dench, Ang Lee, Billy Connolly, Kenneth Tynan, Baz Luhrmann, Laurence Fishburne, August Wilson, Mira Nair, Yip Harburg, Richard Rodgers, Tony Kushner and Bill Hicks. "Honky Tonk Parade", like the icons whose lives and work it so meticulously chronicles, corrupts an audience with pleasure.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004272564
Title Honky Tonk Parade: New Yorker Profiles on Show People
Author By (author) John Lahr
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0715635441
ISBN 13 9780715635445
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.