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Really the blues

Mezz Mezzrow

Really the blues

by Mezz Mezzrow

  • 163 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Blues

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMilton "Mezz" Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe ; with a preface by Henry Miller.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsWolfe, Bernard, 1915-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML419.M5 A3 1964
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. ;
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3383907M
      LC Control Number2004560049
      OCLC/WorldCa4143523


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