Hurry Up, America, and Spit

New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, 1976. First Edition {stated]. Second printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. [6], 106 p. From Wikipedia: "Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918 August 17, 1990) was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy award for her performance as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale. Her rendition of "Takes Two to Tango" hit the top ten in 1952....During the 1970s she had her own television show, and she also provided voices for animations such as Tubby the Tuba (1976) and Disney's The Fox and the Hound (1981). She returned to Broadway in 1975, playing the lead in an all-black production of Hello, Dolly! In her later years Bailey wrote several books: The Raw Pearl (1968), Talking to Myself (1971), Pearl's Kitchen (1973), and Hurry Up America and Spit (1976). In 1988 Bailey received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Reagan." Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscribed on page following title page.

Keywords: Philosophy, Self-discovery, Values, Memories, Reminiscences, Ambition, Lafayette Park, Gun Control, Spirituality

ISBN: 9780151430000

[Book #70444]

Price: $100.00

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