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Tom Santopietro

Tom Santopietro
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Tom Santopietro is the author of The Sound of Music Story, Barbara Cook: Then and Now, The Godfather Effect, The Importance of Being Barbra, Considering Doris Day (A New York Times Editor's Choice) and Sinatra in Hollywood. A frequent media commentator and interviewer, he lectures on classic films, and over the past thirty years has managed more than two dozen Broadway shows.

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Watch the trailer for The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing Von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time, by author Tom Santopietro

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Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters

Tom Santopietro
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Tom Santopietro, an author well-known for his writing about American popular culture, delves into the heart of the beloved classic and shows readers why To Kill a Mockingbird matters...

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The Sound of Music Story

Tom Santopietro
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

On March 2, 1965, "The Sound of Music" was released in the United States and the love affair between moviegoers and the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical was on. Rarely has a film captured...

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Considering Doris Day

Tom Santopietro
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

A revealing look at a star who was much more than just our favorite girl next door.

The biggest female box office attraction in Hollywood history, Doris Day remains unequaled as the only entertainer...

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The Importance of Being Barbra

Tom Santopietro
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Controversial, a global icon, a diva among divas---Barbra Streisand, the last genuinely unique show business personality of the twentieth century is the most honored entertainer in the world today....

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