Catel et Bocquet retracent le destin de la fascinante Joséphine Baker dans un magnifique roman (bio)graphique tout en noir et blanc. En 500 pages, les auteurs nous dévoilent toutes les facettes de cette femme emplie de convictions : muse de nombreux artistes, militante contre la ségrégation raciale, agent du contre-espionnage de la France Libre, mère adoptive d’une douzaine d’enfants venus d’horizons divers… elle était décidément bien plus qu’une danseuse de cabaret affublée d’une ceinture de bananes...
On 1st July 1863, America was poised for the deadliest episode of the Civil War, which saw two opposing camps: the Southern Confederacy, fervent defenders of slavery, and the Union, who wished to abandon the practice altogether. The fighting raged on for three days, before the resistance of the Unionists finally triumphed over the Confederates.
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