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Some of These Days: The Autobiography of Sophie Tucker
Some of These Days The Autobiography of Sophie Tucker Author:Sophie Tucker Sophie Tucker was born on the road--not the Keith or Orpheum circuits, but a road leading out of Russia. Three months later she appeared on the American scene. With no advance notices she began almost immediately to win an ever-growing public. From waiting on tables and singing in her parents' restaurant, she crashed Tin Pan Alley via a New ... more »York beer garden where a girl's reputation tarnished too easily. She next went on a tour of small-town circuits, "coon shouting" in blackface and singing in burlesque. She hit her stride in the heyday of vaudeville, scored triumphs at the Palace and in the Ziegfeld Follies, and went on to become one of America's best-loved entertainers.
Her autobiography is a real American success story, studded with famous names from a glorious theatrical era--Nora Bayes, Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor, Weber & Fields, and many others. More than this, it is the self-portrait of a lusty, lovable personality whose big voice and big heart have made her a legend in the entertainment world.« less