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The Resource Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook

Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook

Label
Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar
Title
Flip
Title remainder
the inside story of TV's first Black superstar
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Cook
Title variation
Flip
Title variation remainder
the inside story of TVs first black superstar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles Wilson's meteoric rise through the Chitlin' Circuit of segregated nightclubs to his breakthrough on Johnny Carson's Tonight show to his hit variety show, on which he created such outrageous characters as the sassy Geraldine and flock-fleecing Reverend Leroy
Summary
An account of the popular entertainer's rags-to-riches story traces his rise through the segregated nightclub circuit, to his breakthrough on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show to his hit variety show, describing the creations of his popular characters and his barrier-breaking work with forefront 1970s stars
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171936
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Kevin
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.W477
LC item number
C66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Flip
  • Comedians
  • African American comedians
  • Television personalities
  • African American television personalities
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the inside story of TV's first black superstar
Label
Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233-234]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Killer ride -- Rags. Jersey City runaway ; He flippeth! ; Look at the lights ; Circuit rider ; Miami vise ; Flip flops -- Riches. Surprises ; One giant leap ; Thursday night lights ; Top of the world ; Crossroads -- Liberty. Looking for the why ; Flip out ; God's fool ; Naked in the wind -- Back to the beach
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
242 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780670025701
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012039994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796756094
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756094
Label
Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar, Kevin Cook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233-234]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Killer ride -- Rags. Jersey City runaway ; He flippeth! ; Look at the lights ; Circuit rider ; Miami vise ; Flip flops -- Riches. Surprises ; One giant leap ; Thursday night lights ; Top of the world ; Crossroads -- Liberty. Looking for the why ; Flip out ; God's fool ; Naked in the wind -- Back to the beach
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
242 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9780670025701
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012039994
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796756094
  • (OCoLC)ocn796756094

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