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Irving Berlin

A Daughter's Memoir

About The Book

Written by his eldest daughter, this touching memoir shares the life of the man behind some of the nation’s favorite songs, including “God Bless America,” “White Christmas,” and “There’s No Business Life Show Business.”

Irving Berlin: A Daughter’s Memoir is an affectionate, intimate, and frank memoir of America’s most famous and enduring songwriter of the century including exclusive photos.

“A dramatic and wonderfully touching book. It is the first biography that really gives you a sense of who the mysterious Irving Berlin really was. — Michael Feinstein

About The Author

Mary Ellin Barrett is an American writer and the eldest daughter of American compost, Irving Berlin. She majored in music at Barnard College. Through her career, she worked for notable many publications, including Time Magazine and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (April 27, 2009)
  • Length: 320 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439170960

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