Fanny Brice: The Original Funny Girl
Fania Borach, who became Fanny Brice, was involved in early 20th century theatre. She created a new career for herself in the 30's with her popular Baby Snooks character, a role she continued playing right up until her death.
This biography covers her entire life, from her playboy father and frustrated mother, to her ill-fated marriages to Nicky Arnstein and Billy Rose, to her resurgence of popularity in radio. The book is very even-handed in its ...
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