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I Regret Everything by Seth Greenland
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Charming little love story. Started out light with a comedic tone but got sorta serious. Well written enjoyable prose.
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The Gershwins by Robert Kimball
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The Gershwins by Robert Kimball
"THE GERSHWINS. (1973). Robert Kimball and Alfred Simon. *****.
If you are looking for a cornerstone work for that section of your music library, this is it. This is easily the best and most comprehensive work I have ever seen on the Gershwins and t..." Read more of this review »
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