Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton

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For 50 years the world - and three wives - believed that Billy Tipton, professional jazz musician, was a man. Writer Diane Wood Middlebrook lifts the lid on jazz's greatest cross-dresser in her biography that covers the musician's early years in Oklahoma, the nights playing with Louis Armstrong's partner and his/her extraordinary relationships.

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User 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

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User 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

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