Nica's Dream

The Life and Legend of the Jazz Baroness

by David Kastin

Hardcover, 272 pages, W.W. Norton & Co. Inc., List Price: $26.95 |


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The Life and Legend of the Jazz Baroness
David Kastin

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The author of I Hear America Signing describes the life of the Rothschild heiress and jazz enthusiast who moved to Manhattan and began hosting late-night jam sessions, socializing with Beat poets and made headlines when Charlie Parker died in her hotel suite.

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