I Put a Spell on You by Nina Simone
The Autobiography of Nina Simone

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A singer often compared to Billie Holliday tells how racism forced her to relinquish her dream of becoming the first black concert pianist and describes her singing career, which has come full circle after a trying period in her life. 15,000 first printing.

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Cleary is a filmmaker living in London.
Published January 1, 1991 by Pantheon, 1991. 182 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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Well-written life of singer-pianist Simone, as notable for its clear, strong voice as for its events, which are pretty strong too.

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London Review of Books

The very first time we met, at another cousin’s wedding, I had fallen in love with her – and I’ve been in love with her ever since, in various guises.

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Film School Rejects

A Nina Simone biopic has been in the works for years now, with Cynthia Mort set to direct from her own script since 2005, and singer Mary J.

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