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As though I had wings

the lost memoir
  • 118 Pages
  • 0.69 MB
St. Martin"s Press , New York
Baker, Chet., Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biogr


United S

StatementChet Baker ; introduction by Carol Baker.
LC ClassificationsML419.B14 A3 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL668872M
ISBN 100312167970
LC Control Number97014685

As Though I Had Wings book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Chet Baker dominated the jazz scene of the s, working clo /5. The book is divided into 13 quick-reading chapters in which Baker writes of his life as a musician, all seasoned with tales of drugs, prison terms, and a laundry list of romances.

Often, though, his writings are not spicy enough; births, deaths, pregnancies, and car chases are noted without much detail/5(21). "This is a sad, sweet book that reads like one of Chet Baker's trumpet solos His memories show the same eye for hedonistic detail that he As though I had wings book in his music." -- The Seattle Times " As Though I Had Wings captures dead-on the trumpeter's legendary melancholy."4/5(23).

As though I had wings: the lost memoir [BAKER, Chet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. As though I had wings: the lost memoir/5(21). As though I had wings by Chet Baker,St. Martin's Press edition, in English - 1st Buzz Books : Chet Baker was a rising star on the West Coast jazz scene in the s.

He had a mellow sweetness of tone on the trumpet and with his singing. He was good looking. His memoir shows he was constantly being arrested or fired or deported by his need to get high on heroin.

The book is inciteful, revealing and appears to be completely honest/5. Buy As Though I Had Wings: The Lost Memoir Buzz Books ed.

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This was my second time reading it. I learned so much about slavery and the effects of it and dreams. Dreams seemed real important to get over to Canada/5(37). as though I had wings.” 6. “But little by little,/ as you left their voices behind,/ the stars began to burn/ through the sheets of clouds,/ and there was a new voice/ which you slowly/ recognized as your own,/ that kept you company/ as you strode deeper and deeper/ into.

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As though I had wings: the lost memoir. [Chet Baker] -- Chet Baker dominated the jazz scene of the s, working closely with the likes of Charlie Parker and Stan Kenton. By the sixties, however, he found himself caught in a downward spiral of heroin. If I Had Wings () Plot.

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As Though I Had Wings. Author: Chet Baker ISBN: Genre: Biography & Autobiography File Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle Download: Read: As Though I Had Wings: The Lost Memoir Chet Baker, Author Buzz Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. In her introduction to this disappointing book, Baker's widow, Carol.

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I was fortunate to win this book through the Goodreads book giveaway. The book arrived with a personal card and note from the author which was a lovely surprise. The protagonist in Oh, That I Had Wings is Jack Langdon, and the story is primarily told from his perspective/5(25).

"As though I had wings.". 54 likes. 신사동 카페. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. If I Just Had Two Wings by Virginia Schwartz, a Canadian living in New York, is the story of Phoebe, a year-old slave who escapes the Alabama plantation to travel the underground railroad to freedom in Canada.

Here is a story with a clear trajectory. Wings, the first feature film to win an Academy Award, tends to disappoint a little when seen today. Too much time is afforded the wheezy old plotline about two World War I aviators (Buddy Rogers 93%(45). This scant memoir of bar words, evidently taped aroundfinds the trumpeter dwelling on his halcyon (pre-heroin) youth, His preoccupation with boyhood Read More "As Though I Had Wings: The Lost Memoir by Chet Baker".

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