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10 edition of Libby Holman found in the catalog.

Libby Holman

body and soul

by Hamilton Darby Perry

  • 74 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina,
  • Winston-Salem.,
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Holman, Libby,
    • Reynolds, Zachary Smith, 1911-1932,
    • Murder -- North Carolina -- Winston-Salem,
    • Criminal justice, Administration of -- North Carolina

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementHamilton Darby Perry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6534.W65 P47 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 300 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3171356M
      ISBN 100316700142
      LC Control Number83013545
      OCLC/WorldCa9686617

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Libby was one of those people who were larger than life and couldn't help to be that way. Witty, smart and too much alive for her own good, she was drinking and partying in a grand manner/5. The life of Libby Holman is for all intensive purposes the story of the "jazz age"--loose morals, fast money,and too much booze America coming of age in the 's and the failure of the government attempting to legislate morality/5(18).

Story of Libby Holman a torch singer in the s in the US. She wanted to be an actress, and worked hard at learning how to act and sing, but her real talent was as a torch singer.

Smith Reynolds, the tobacco heir, who was 20 years old and younger than Libby fell in love with LIbby and pursed her until she agreed to marry him/5(9). Libby Holman The Complete Guide This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

Libby Holman was a singer and actress whose main career was in the twenties and married a tobacco heir,Smith Reynolds,and put her career on r her husband then died in mysterious circumstances and she was indicted,but never prosecuted for had a tragic life,since 6 people close to her died in unusal author was clearly obsessed about the death of Smith /5(9).

Libby Holman's life was one of early poverty, extraordinary talent, scandal, fabulous wealth and tragedy. She's the stuff books and movies are ripe for. Born into a once-prosperous Jewish family in Ohio, her family's stock brokerage business collapsed in when her uncle disappeared after embezzling nearly $1 million, leaving her innocent father scandalized and bankrupt.

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Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. When they found singer Libby Holman dead in her Rolls Royce of carbon monoxide poisoning inher suicide brought an end to a life marked by scandal, sexual promiscuity, one dead husband and a murder trial, overt bisexuality, the death of a son, depression and some pretty steamy blues songs, although among her repertoire was the uncharacteristically domestic Cooking Breakfast.

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She was later a memorable Mme Defarge in the film, A Tale of Two Cities/5. Libby Holman: Body and Soul Hardcover – October 1, by Hamilton Darby Perry (Author)/5(9).

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In Manhattan, Libby Holman was seen often in New York's café society haunts including El Morocco and the "21" club, originally established in as a speakeasy during Prohibition. Holman was also a regular subject for newspaper articles written by gossip columnists.

Libby Holman's life was one of early poverty, extraordinary talent, scandal, fabulous wealth and tragedy. She's the stuff books and movies are ripe for. Born into a once-prosperous Jewish family in Ohio, her family's stock brokerage business collapsed in when her uncle disappeared after embezzling nearly $1 million, leaving her innocent Occupation: Actress, Soundtrack, Miscellaneous Crew.

Libby Holman, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. likes 20 talking about this. Libby Holman () was an American torch singer and stage actress who also achieved notoriety for her complex and Followers: If you don't know much about Libby Holman and want to find out more about her there is a very good book called "Dreams That Money Can Buy: The Tragic Life of Libby Holman" by John Bradshaw.

Read more 18 people found this helpful/5(7). “I always have to break a song over my back. I just can’t sing a song; it has to be part of my marrow and bones and everything,” Libby Holman explained in a interview.

Daring, dark, and impetuous, Holman led a rich public life that touched a dizzying array of people, from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Montgomery Clift, from Alice B. Toklas to Jane Bowles. Blues singer Libby Holman () appeared in Broadway revues of the late 20s with Clifton Webb and Fred Allen.

Shortly after her marriage to Smith Reynolds, tobacco heir, he was found dead (suicide or accident, ), but the scandal haunted her forever/5. The case of Libby Holman and Zachary Smith Reynolds doubtless has long since been forgotten by all save those whose lives were immediately touched by it, but a half-century ago it was a page-one.Dr.

Elizabeth (Libby) Holman grew up in Troy, Ohio before moving to New England. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Education at Bowdoin College and taught middle school science for two years before returning to veterinary school.

Dr. Holman received her DVM degree in from Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Libby Holman: Body and Soul () by Perry, Hamilton Darby/5(16).