By Marc Snetiker
Updated December 04, 2013 at 05:00 AM EST
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Fosse

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  • Book
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”He thought he was the best, and he thought he was terrible.” The man in question is legendary choreographer and director Bob Fosse, whose celebrated life and career get their due in Sam Wasson’s spellbinding 695-page biography, Fosse. You don’t need to be a Broadway expert to enjoy this portrait of a man whose rise to power was famously fueled by insecurity. It’s all here: accounts of his monstrous, masterful directing style; the explosive personal battles behind his Tony-winning triumphs; his incendiary relationship with Gwen Verdon. Wasson simply doesn’t miss a thing. Give the guy a (jazz) hand. A-

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Fosse

type
  • Book
genre
author
  • Sam Wasson
publisher
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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