Bop Apocalypse

Jazz, Race, the Beats, and Drugs
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Author(s): Martin Torgoff
Original Publish Date: Jan 10, 2017
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (13.28 hours)
Product Number: Z100118826
Released: Jan 10, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781515927266
Narrator/s: Roger Wayne
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Bop Apocalypse, a narrative history from master storyteller Martin Torgoff, details the rise of early drug culture in America by weaving together the disparate elements that formed this new segment of the American fabric. Channeling his decades of writing experience, Torgoff connects the birth of jazz in New Orleans, the first drug laws, Louis Armstrong, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, swing, Lester Young, Billie Holiday, the Savoy Ballroom, Reefer Madness, Charlie Parker, the birth of bebop, the rise of the Beat Generation, and the launch of heroin in Harlem. Having spent a lifetime immersed in the overlapping worlds of music and drugs, Torgoff reveals material that has never been disclosed before. Bop Apocalypse is a truly fresh contribution to our understanding of jazz, race, and drug culture.

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Bop Apocalypse
Product Number: BX00054308
Product Number:DD27907
Product Number:Z100118826

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RBdigital Unlimited Audio - Pub Library - US Collection
RBdigital Unlimited Audio - Higher Ed - Curriculum - Platinum Collection
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RBdigital Unlimited Audio - Higher Ed - Curriculum - Gold Collection

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CD
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Author(s): Martin Torgoff
Narrator(s): Roger Wayne
Product Number DD27907
Released: Jan 10, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781515907268
eBook
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Author(s): Martin Torgoff
Genre: History
Product Number EB00700241
Released: Mar 15, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: #9780306902130

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