Music, Money, Madness, and the MobBook - 2008
Equal parts cultural history, celebrity biography, and brilliant investigative journalism, Deconstructing Sammy by Matt Birkbeck is a behind-the-scenes look at the disastrous fall of one of the brightest stars of HollywoodandLas Vegas: Sammy Davis, Jr. A member of the infamous Rat Pack, a compatriot of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, and one of the most popular performers of his day, Sammy Davis, Jr. was an entertainment icon and a national treasure who earned more than $50 million over the course of his career yet ended up nearly destitute. Deconstructing Sammy tells the whole sad, sordid, fascinating true story.
Publisher: New York : Amistad, 
Copyright Date: ©2008
Branch Call Number: 792.7028092 DAVIS BIR
Characteristics: 280 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Music, money, madness, and the mob
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