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Swingin" at the Savoy

the memoir of a jazz dancer

by Norma Miller

  • 12 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jazz dancing -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Women dancers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNorma Miller ; with Evette Jensen.
    ContributionsJensen, Evette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1784
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxix,261p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22577063M
    ISBN 101566394945


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