America's mistress : the life and times of Eartha Kitt / John L. Williams.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: London : Quercus,
ISBN: 9780857385758 (hbk.) : 0857385755 (hbk.) :
Eartha Kitt was a skinny, mixed-race woman with an odd, angular face who was able to persuade 50s white America that she was the sexiest thing they'd ever seen. In this account of Eartha Kitt and the convulsive era in which she lived, racism, music, and politics combine in an unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary woman.
xv, 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plate : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
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