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The Letters of Cole Porter

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A fascinating life through letters from a musical great. This book is a fine example of epistolary format and perfect for musical enthusiasts and avid readers.
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I'm in love with this book! This is a MUST READ for all fans of Cole Porter! I really learned a lot!
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This is a biography- shown through a series of letters.  This is a really nice and I enjoyed the letters I did read. But, honestly, this isn't really readable in the amount of time given to read and prepare a review.  It's over 600 pages long, with notes on why letters were chosen and some context.  This is a book to linger over and to pick up over several months or even a year.  Highly recommended for people interested in music, Porter and/or a look at the eras Porter lived through.
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This ARC was courtesy of netgalley - all thoughts and opinions are mine and unbiased

Love Cole Porter - such a clever man - so was thrilled to be able to read this advanced copy

Fascinating - a collection of letter with added commentary - a really good mix

Absolutely brilliant - this is not just for music lovers but for anyone interested in humanity in its brightest form

Beautiful
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Personal intimate the letters of The amazingly talented Cole Porter reveals all sides of him.Letters collected reveal so much absolutely fascinating read.#netgalley #yaleupress
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A fascinating life through letters from a musical great. This book is a fine example of epistolary format and perfect for musical enthusiasts and avid readers.
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The Letters of Cole Porter is a fascinating collection of correspondence and letters revolving around a complex character of history, Cole Porter.

This insight, as well as additional commentary, allows the reader to finally put some of the pieces together and discover the genius of a most accomplished and brilliant songwriter.
No one, not even someone as successful and brilliant as Porter, goes through life bruise-free and this compilation gives his fans a glimpse into why the facets of his personality were as they were. 

Brilliant 

5/5 stars

Thank you NetGalley and Yale University Press for this ARC and in return I am submitting my unbiased and voluntary review and opinion.
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