“Deconstructing Sammy: Music, Money, And Madness,” The Book That’s Inspiring A Movie

Here’s the book Deconstructing Sammy, that inspired Byron Allen to aqiure the rights to film the life story of Harlem’s Sammy Davis Jr.

Amazon writes equal parts cultural history, celebrity biography, and brilliant investigative journalism, Deconstructing Sammy by Matt Birkbeck is a behind-the-scenes look at the disastrous fall of one of the brightest stars of Hollywood and Las Vegas: Sammy Davis, Jr.

A member of the infamous Rat Pack, a compatriot of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, and one of the most popular performers of his day, Sammy Davis, Jr. was an entertainment icon and a national treasure who earned more than $50 million over the course of his career yet ended up nearly destitute. Deconstructing Sammy tells the whole sordid, fabulous, fascinating true story for $12.89.



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