Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton
For 50 years the jazz world - and three wives - believed that Billy Tipton was a man, but the musician was later revealed as a cross-dresser. This biography covers Tipton's early years in Oklahoma, the nights playing with Louis Armstrong's partner, and his/her extraordinary relationships.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookwormteri - LibraryThing
While I found this book super interesting, I definitely felt the lack of Billy's perspective in this story. An incomplete read without knowing what he was thinking and feeling and his motivation ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ursula - LibraryThing
This was a very interesting book about Billy Tipton, a musician in the jazz/swing era who was born a woman but passed as a man almost his entire adult life. It's both fascinating and frustrating ... Read full review