The Way You Wear Your Hat: Frank Sinatra And The Lost Art Of Livin'

Paperback | June 15, 1999

byBill Zehme

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In The Way You Wear Your Hat, author Bill Zehme presents a masterful assembly of the most personal details and gorgeous minutiae of Frank Sinatra's way of livingmatters of the heart and heartbreak, friendship and leadership, drinking and cavorting, brawling and wooing, tuxedos and snap-brimsall crafted from rare interviews with Sinatra himself as well as many other intimates, including Tony Bennett, Don Rickles, Angie Dickinson, Tony Curtis, and Robert Wagner, in addition to daughters Nancy and Tina Sinatra.

Capturing the timeless romance and classic style of the fifties and the loose sixties, The Way You Wear Your Hat is a stunning exploration of the Sinatra mystique.

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No one could croon quite like 'ole blue eyes. Frank Sinatra certainly lived life his own way-and what a fabulously rich and full life! Frank Sinatra and the Lost Art of Livin': The Way You Wear Your Hat features Sinatra's opinions about friends, women, drinking, style, love and marriage, working, family and more. Esquire senior writer ...

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In The Way You Wear Your Hat, author Bill Zehme presents a masterful assembly of the most personal details and gorgeous minutiae of Frank Sinatra's way of livingmatters of the heart and heartbreak, friendship and leadership, drinking and cavorting, brawling and wooing, tuxedos and snap-brimsall crafted from rare interviews with Sinatra...

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Within is a masterful assembly of the most personal details and gorgeous minutiae of Frank Sinatra's way of living--matters of the heart and heartbreak, friendship and leadership, drinking and cavorting, brawling and wooing, tuxedos and snap-brims--all crafted from rare interviews with Sinatra himself as well as many other intimates, i...

Bill Zehme is the author of theNew York Timesbestselling homage to Frank Sinatra,The Way You Wear Your Hat, andLost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman. A recipient of the prestigious ASME Award for Profile Writing, he has written forEsquire,Rolling Stone,Playboy, andVanity Fair, as well as the collectionIntimate Strange...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 7.12 × 0.64 inPublished:June 15, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060931752

ISBN - 13:9780060931759

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Greatest man Frank Sinatra is the greatest singer/actor that has ever lived. He's absolutly amazing and powerful in song words.The rat pack....dont forget About Joey Bishop!
Date published: 2001-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must I am a HUGE Sinatra buff, and I have seen and read a lot of books about him. This is one of the best Sinatra books out there. There are lots of great photos and quotes. And it really makes you feel like you are right there with him living his life. It has a chapter dedicated to eg, clothes, drinks, friends etc. And you get his opinion on all of these different topics. This book is both interesting and fun to read. It's a must for any Sinatra fan.
Date published: 2000-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must I am a HUGE Sinatra buff, and I have seen and read a lot of books about him. This is one of the best Sinatra books out there. There are lots of great photos and quotes. And it really makes you feel like you are right there with him living his life. It has a chapter dedicated to eg, clothes, drinks, friends etc. And you get his opinion on all of these different topics. This book is both interesting and fun to read. It's a must for any Sinatra fan.
Date published: 2000-10-19

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From Our Editors

No one could croon quite like 'ole blue eyes. Frank Sinatra certainly lived life his own way-and what a fabulously rich and full life! Frank Sinatra and the Lost Art of Livin': The Way You Wear Your Hat features Sinatra's opinions about friends, women, drinking, style, love and marriage, working, family and more. Esquire senior writer Bill Zehme interviewed Sinatra and gained invaluable insight into the way the leader viewed life. Many pictures showcase Sinatra at his lust-for-life living best.

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"A strictly fun style guide for men, with Ol' Blue Eyes as muse." (Entertainment Weekly)