Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters

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From the author of the bestselling Dorothy Dandridge comes a dazzling look at one of America's brightest and most troubled theatrical stars.

Almost no other star of the twentieth century reimagined herself with such audacity and durable talent as did Ethel Waters. In this enlightening and engaging biography, Donald Bogle resurrects this astonishing woman from the annals of history, shedding new light on the tumultuous twists and turns of her

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780062041722
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Unique Words: 10,656
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Reading Level:9.0
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