American Legends: The Life of Josephine Baker

ISBN: 9781515025450
*Includes pictures *Includes Josephine Baker's quotes about her life and career *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad.” – Josephine Baker “Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one's soul, when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood.” – Josephine Baker A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees?
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