Download e-book for kindle: I am Sophie Tucker: A Fictional Memoir by Susan Ecker,Lloyd Ecker

By Susan Ecker,Lloyd Ecker

ISBN-10: 1632260069

ISBN-13: 9781632260062

Features greater than ninety appealing colour and one hundred twenty black and white interval illustrations.

Part fairy story, half crime novel, half rags to riches Hollywood fantasy, I Am Sophie Tucker tells the outrageous tale of 1 of showbiz’s greatest personalities.

From 1906 in the course of the starting of tv, Sophie Tucker and her bawdy, brash, and risqué songs lead the way for performers equivalent to West, Monroe, Midler, Cher, Madonna, and Gaga.

“Sophie was once just like the Forrest Gump of the 1st half the 1900s,” says co-author Susan Ecker. “She was once shut associates with seven presidents, King George VI, younger Queen Elizabeth, Chaplin, J. Edgar, Capone, Garland, Jerry Lewis, Sinatra and each different amazing of her era.”

Tucker attempted to get her tale released for 9 years, with out luck. Undaunted, Sophie employed part a dozen ghostwriters, yet she nonetheless had no takers for her no holds barred autobiography. finally, Doubleday released a sanitized model in 1945.

“After immersing ourselves in Sophie’s papers and surviving friends,” says co-author Lloyd Ecker, “this preliminary quantity is what must have been the particular autobiography of Tucker.”

Though she obsessively documented her lifestyles, Sophie enjoyed to magnify for dramatic influence. through the years, she informed a number of types of every very important occasion. on the finish, now not even Sophie knew the variation among fact and tall tale.

“This quantity is eighty five% fact,” Lloyd explains. “The different 15% …who knows?”

I Am Sophie Tucker places again all the scrumptious bits nixed through Doubleday’s attorneys and throws in different Tucker convey company airborne dirt and dust, intrigue, arrests, romance, homicide, gangsters, and scandals. you can now learn it for yourself.

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