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This still unrivaled biography portrays with precision and insight the tragically brief lifefrom the Brooklyn tenements to Broadway, Hollywood, and Carnegie Hallof George Gershwin (18981937), a man whose music (Lady Be Good, Of Thee I Sing, Rhapsody in Blue, Concerto in F, An American in Paris, Porgy and Bess) and careerlike F. Scott Fitzgerald'sembodied the glamorous success and lost possibilities of the Jazz Age.
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About the Author
Edward Jablonski is the author of The Gershwin Years: George and Ira (with Lawrence D. Stewartavailable from Da Capo/ Perseus Books Group), Arlen: Happy with the Blues, Alan Jay Lerner, and many others. He lives in New York City.