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  • Hardcover
  • 757 pages
  • Fosse
  • Sam Wasson
  • English
  • 14 June 2018

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FosseStarred Review Heres something you cant say about many celebrity biographies at nearlypages, it feels like it ends too soon Wasson is such a lively, engaging writer that, as he takes us through the life and career of the multi award winning choreographer and director Bob Fosse, we scarcely notice were turning the pagesuntil there are noto turn Fosse is a fascinating subject a perfectionist who seemed determined to drive himself into an early grave He won numerous Tony awards for his stage work before segueing to the big screen, wherein a shocking surprisehe, not the favored Francis Ford Coppola, won the Academy Award for best director infor Cabaret Combining keen analysis of Fosses stage and screen works Wasson rightly approaches Fossesfilm All That Jazz not so much as an autobiographical story as a fantasy with a compassionate look at Fosses often tumultuous personal life, the book is everything you could want in a celebrity bio, without any of the gossipy, trashy, third hand rumory rubbish that makes too many biographies so painful to read This ones a pure joy to read, cover to cover you read it not merely for Fosses story, but also for Wassons inventive way of telling it If this book doesnt turn up on some literary awards lists, itll be a serious crime David PittScintillatingThere s an enormous amount of scholarship here, yet the story never drags, so adroitly does Wasson blend his material into a fluent narrative around evocative scenes where character emerges novelistically Publishers Weekly starred review Deep inside this comprehensive study, Sam Wasson uses a phrase to describe the movie Cabaret the bejeweling of horror Bob Fosse s whole life was something like that, a man who created magnificent, bejeweled art at personal cost It s an American story, powerfully told Paul Hendrickson, author of Hemingway s Boat Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost I tore through this masterful biography, loving it from beginning to end Wasson writes with a verve ideally tuned to his subject, sparkling with wit and fresh insight This is a life lived large and dangerously amid cultural currents that propelled and inspired Fosse as a dancer, choreographer, and director In Fosse, Sam Wasson energetically and authoritatively brings it all into sharp focus, with uncanny depth and perception Sally Bedell Smith, author of Elizabeth the Queen Hard work is evident in the intricate depiction of a complicated, brilliant manA thoroughly researched and fascinating look at Fosse, viewed through the relationships and work that defined him Highly recommended for theater or movie aficionados, aspiring performers, and fans of engrossing biography Library Journal starred review Here s something you can t say about many celebrity biographies at nearlypages, it feels like it ends too soon Wasson is such a lively, engaging writer that, as he takes us through the life and career of the multi award winning choreographer and director Bob Fosse, we scarcely notice we re turning the pages until there are noto turnCombining keen analysis of Fosse s stage and screen works with a compassionate look at Fosse s often tumultuous personal life, the book is everything you could want in a celebrity bio, without any of the gossipy, trashy, third hand rumory rubbish that makes too many biographies so painful to read This one s a pure joy to read, cover to cover you read it not merely for Fosse s story but also for Wasson s inventive way of telling it If this book doesn t turn up on some literary awards lists, it ll be a serious crime Booklist starred review The lushly researched life of celebrated dancer, choreographer, and director stage, films, TV Bob Fosse Film critic and biographer Wasson has amassed a mountain of data about Fosse but has sculpted it into something moving and memorable Graceful prose creates a richly detailed and poignant portrait Kirkus Reviews starred review


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