Why Sinatra Matters
ISBN10: 0316347965 ISBN13: 9780316347969 Publisher: Little Brown & Co Published: Oct 1 1998 Pages: 185 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In this unique homage to an American icon, journalist and award-winning author Pete Hamill evokes the essence of Sinatra--examining his art and his legend from the inside, as only a friend of many years could do. Shaped by Prohibition, the Depression, and war, Francis Albert Sinatra became the troubadour of urban loneliness. With his songs, he enabled millions of others to tell their own stories, providing an entire generation with a sense of tradition and pride belonging distinctly to them.