Lady Gaga : a biography

by Johanson, Paula.

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Dormont Public Library Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 92 G12
Location  Dormont Public Library
Collection  Young Adult Non-Fiction
Call Number  YA 92 G12

This biography details Lady Gaga's life from all angles, documenting her family background; the events before and during her meteoric rise to success as a songwriter, singer, and performance artist; her deft use of social media; and her political commentary.

Lady Gaga: A Biography details Lady Gaga's life from birth to 2011. Readers will learn about her personal background--where she was born, who her parents were, what her early school years as a "weird girl" with "rabbit teeth" were like--as well as her pre-fame years where she gained an education in music and "paid her dues" as a small-time professional in small performance venues. The many milestones of her wildly successful career so far are documented in detail, as are Haus of Gaga, the artistic collective that supports her performances; her ongoing activities as a performer; her presentation in couture and accessories; and her stated intentions for the future.

This book will be an engrossing read for fans of Lady Gaga as well as anyone interested in popular culture or the entertainment industry. Its inclusion of chapter endnotes containing quotations and controversial points along with a bibliography of print and electronic resources make it an authoritative research tool for students as well.

A timeline of major events in Lady Gaga's life, including two world tours and several awards ceremonies Various photographs of Lady Gaga performing and at public appearances A bibliography provides choices for further reading
Additional Information
Series Greenwood biographies.
Subjects Lady Gaga.
Singers -- United States -- Biography.
Publisher Santa Barbara, Calif. :Greenwood,2012
Language English
Description xvi, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781440801099 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
1440801096 (hardcopy : alk. paper)
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