Boston Boy: Growing up with Jazz and Other Rebellious Passions

Boston Boy: Growing up with Jazz and Other Rebellious Passions

by Nat Hentoff

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BN ID: 2940014320498
Publisher: Dry, Paul Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 1,066,418
File size: 842 KB

About the Author

Nat Hentoff was born in Boston in 1925 and lived there until he moved to New York City at the age of twenty-eight. For many years he has written a weekly column for the Village Voice. His column for the Washington Times is syndicated in 250 newspapers, and he writes regularly about music for the Wall Street Journal. For twenty-five years, he was a staff writer for the New Yorker and for many years was a columnist for the Washington Post. His numerous books cover subjects ranging from jazz music and musicians to civil rights and civil liberties, on which he is a recognized authority. He was jazz critic at Down Beat and has written liner notes for many important jazz recordings. His work has won him honors not only from the music industry, but also from the American Bar Association and the American Library Association.

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