Life Is a Gift: The Zen of Bennett

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One of the most well-known and beloved vocalists of our time, Tony Bennett is an American icon. Now, in this rich and beautiful memoir, the legendary Grammy and Emmy Award-winning singer takes us behind the scenes of his multi-platinum career. Revealing, insightful, and always moving, Life Is a Gift tells the stories of Bennett's experiences in the music industry, what he learned, and who he met along the way, including Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and Duke Ellington, as well as Amy Winehouse, John Mayer, and Lady Gaga. A "master class in life," this revealing retrospective offers an intimate look at Tony Bennett's journey, from growing up during the Great Depression to carving a career in popular music that has spanned more than six decades as his popularity among all generations continues to grow.

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"Bennett offers inspiring observations from a joyful life fully lived ... [in] this generous, upbeat memoir."--Booklist (starred review)

Bennett offers inspiring observations from a joyful life fully lived [in] this generous, upbeat memoir. --Booklist (starred review)"

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Legendary singer, artist, and performer, Tony Bennett has been one of the world's most beloved entertainers for more than six decades. In this entertaining and thoughtful memoir, Bennett shares stories of friends and family and the essential life lessons they have taught him and pays tribute to the remarkable talents he has had the honor to work with and learn from, including: Luciano Pavarotti, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse, and Lady Gaga, to name just a few.

A magnificent testament to an extraordinary man, and filled with Bennett's own beautiful hand-drawn artwork, Life Is a Gift will captivate and delight music lovers of all ages.

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