The Resource Fosse, Sam Wasson

Fosse, Sam Wasson

Label
Fosse
Title
Fosse
Statement of responsibility
Sam Wasson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"We see Bob Fosse's legacy everywhere--from Broadway to "Billy Jean" to Beyonce;'s moves in the "Single Ladies" video. Yet in spite of Fosse's deep cultural significance, no biography has ever brought him fully to life, unveiling the man behind the bowler hat and the swaggering sex appeal. Now, acclaimed cultural historian Sam Wasson traces Fosse's numberless reinventions of himself over a career that would spawn The Pajama Game, Cabaret, Pippin, Chicago, All That Jazz, and other iconic works of art and earn him Tonys, Emmys, and an Oscar. Wasson traces not only Fosse's prodigious professional life, but his intense relationships with everyone from Liza Minnelli, Fred Astaire, and Neil Simon to Shirley MacLaine, Jessica Lange, and Dustin Hoffman. Through extensive interviews with collaborators and lovers and unprecedented access to Fosse's archives, Wasson also reveals the deep wounds that propelled his subject's excessive appetites--for spotlights, women, and life itself. In Fosse, Wasson's stylish, effervescent prose proves the ideal vehicle for reanimating Bob Fosse as he truly was--after hours, close up, and in vibrant color"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wasson, Sam
Dewey number
  • 792.8/2092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1785.F67
LC item number
W37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fosse, Bob
  • Choreographers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Broadway & Musical Revue
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Individual Director (see also BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts)
Label
Fosse, Sam Wasson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An Eamon Dolan Book."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547999227
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6EB9CFE5-7169-4051-AA05-5B40ADA21B90
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861509029
  • (TLC)erc0000197137
Label
Fosse, Sam Wasson
Link
Publication
Note
  • "An Eamon Dolan Book."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547999227
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6EB9CFE5-7169-4051-AA05-5B40ADA21B90
System control number
  • (OCoLC)861509029
  • (TLC)erc0000197137

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