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Look in the Dictionary for the word "Joie de Vivre" and you will find a picture of Sammy Davis Jr. Read morePublished 5 months ago by VIKI
This was a frustrating read from front to back. Too much info on unimportant minute details... like repetition of the hairnets coming off last before going onstage. Read morePublished on January 21, 2014 by raven maven
I never liked Sammy Davis Jr. as a person. This book describes a man who was so desperate to be loved by his white audience, that it just reinforced my opinion of him. Read morePublished on November 13, 2013 by ANTHONY L. ROBERSON
A quality read and investigation on Haygood's part. There are some other things I wished he had addressed...I.e. Read morePublished on September 5, 2013 by Carlotta
How any author can write a big biography of Sammy Davis, Jr., and virtually skirt over some of the most important facets of the man's professional career is beyond me. Read morePublished on April 11, 2012 by JLafayette
I almost put it down after ten minutes. It started out not connecting with my curiosity as it came begins as angry and resentful, and I just didn't feel like being a therapist for... Read morePublished on February 19, 2012 by Irma La Duce
I loved reading IN BLACK AND WHITE! I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. Needless to say I was and still am a Sammy Davis Jr. fan. He past way too early. Read morePublished on June 3, 2010 by Steve Horwitz
Maybe the definitive biography of Sammy Davis Jr. can never be written. Or maybe it simply hasn't been done. This book is a mixed bag. Read morePublished on May 17, 2007 by Howard Wexler
A must read! Wil Haygood's book, In Black and White, The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. not only captures the mesmerizing and oftentimes daunting physical movement of the man- Sammy- in... Read morePublished on May 9, 2007 by Deleso Alford