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Ship Without a Sail The Life of Lorenz Hart

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ISBN-10: 1416594264

ISBN-13: 9781416594260

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gary Marmorstein

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“A deeply sympathetic biography of Lorenz Hart, the talented, troubled lyricist of film and Broadway fame. Marmorstein has done an enormous service for fans of stage and movie musicals” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).Lorenz Hart, together with masterful composer Richard Rodgers, wrote fabulous songs—“Blue Moon,” “The Lady Is a Tramp,” “My Funny Valentine,” “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered,” “Where or When,” “Isn’t It Romantic?”— that remain indispensable to singers everywhere.Hart’s lyrics were alternately wistful and cynical, revealing the temperament of a writer who has, as the title of one of his compositions puts it, fallen in love with love. Yet this creator of sometimes sweet,…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/16/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Prologue: I'm a Sentimental Sap, That's All
Harlem to Camelot
Life Is More Delectable When It's Disrespectable
I Read My Plato
The Rhyme Is Hard to Find, My Dears
I'll Go to Hell for Ya
The Great Big City's a Wondrous Toy
You Mustn't Conceal Anything You Feel
It's So Good It Must Be Immoral
To London and Los Angeles
A House in Iceland Was My Heart's Domain
You've Cooked My Goose
My Head Is Just a Hat Place
I Try to Hide in Vain
I'm Not Afraid of My Own Creation
I Am Too Drunk with Beauty
I Heard Somebody Whisper, "Please Adore Me"
The World Was Younger Than I
Mt. Olympus to Mt. Zion
Unrequited Love's a Bore
Is Your Figure Less Than Greek?
All at Once I Owned the Earth and Sky
Caring Too Much Is Such a Juvenile Fancy
And Now I Know I Was Na�ve
To Write I Used to Think Was Wasting Ink
Wait Till You Feel the Warmth of Her Glance
Nobody Writes His Songs to Me
And Yet I Was Untrue to None of Them
In Appreciation
Selected (and Highly Idiosyncratic) Discography
Credits and Permissions
Key to Chapter Titles