A Pocketful of Dreams - The Early Years 1903 - 1940
By Gary Giddins
Little, Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316881883, 736pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2000
From Bing Crosby's early days in college minstrel shows and vaudeville, to his first hit recordings, from his 11 year triumph as star of America's most popular radio show, to his first success in Hollywood, Gary Giddins provides a detailed study of the rise of this American star.