Billie Holiday GN
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(W) Ebony Gilbert (A) David Calcano
Dive into the celebrated life of "Lady Day" with this fully-illustrated graphic novel that tells the story of Billie Holiday's rapid-and, at times, grueling-rise to become one of the best musicians who ever lived. From her days as a young entertainer performing for small jazz clubs in Harlem, to headlining sold-out shows at Carnegie Hall, every trouble and triumph of Billie Holiday's bold, influential career is featured in this graphic novel from Fantoons. Readers will revisit Billie's peak years as she helped lead the transition from the Harlem Renaissance to the iconic Swing Era alongside some of the top names in jazz-including Artie Shaw, Lester Young, and Count Basie.