Tonight At Noon: A Love Story
Sue Graham MingusISBN: 0306812207;
Book DescriptionThe elegant and unsparingly honest memoir of the romance between jazz titan Charles Mingus and Sue Graham Mingus. Tonight at Noon is a story of love between American opposites: she, a product of privilege, a Smith College graduate who worked as a journalist in Europe and in New York; he, an authentic jazz master, a brilliant, eccentric, difficult artist, a scion of Watts, Los Angeles, who would become one of America's foremost composers. Charles Mingus's improbable love for Sue Graham, his unpredictable confrontations, excesses, and exaggerations, drew her into a bewildering world, one where jazz and art were magnificent obsessions--obsessions refracted through Mingus's individualistic interpretation of life itself. It was a world that was as hostile, enlightening, and baffling as any far-off country. In Tonight at Noon , Sue Graham tells the story of that world, of her tumultuous, passionate marriage, and of her personal odyssey inside and outside its...
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