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Bossa Nova: The Story of the Brazilian Music That Seduced the World by [Castro, Ruy]
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"makes a golden era . . . accessible to a generation who never knew the poet pioneers of this Brazilian jazz form" -- The New York Times

About the Author

Ruy Castro grew up in Rio to the sound of bossa nova. He has been a staff writer, reporter, and editor for more than half a dozen major Brazilian magazines and newspapers. He lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3838 KB
  • Print Length: 402 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1556524943
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press (1 April 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0087GZ7WA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #880,124 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 starsGreat intro. though keep your Internet connexion on.
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5.0 out of 5 starsI was entirely unaware that there was a Brazilian "Frank Sinatra" who played jazz piano like Ahmad Jamal (Dick Farney)
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