Lena Horne

Goddess Reclaimed
by Donald Bogle

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From Donald Bogle, the award-winning author of Hollywood Black and leading authority on Black cinema history, this is a first-of-its-kind comprehensive and lavish biography of Hollywood’s first African American movie goddess.

Lena Horne’s life and career are truly remarkable in American film history. She was the first Black performer to...
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Published By Running Press Adult

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 272

Publication Date 10/31/2023

ISBN 9780762475209

Dimensions 8.45 inches x 10.3 inches

“Bogle offers up a lush portrait of Horne . . . accompanied by stunning photographs in this coffee table-style book that allows for never-before-published images of Horne to shine.”

— Entertainment Weekly

"A richly detailed depiction of the life of singer and actress Lena Horne . . . Using archival interviews and newspaper articles, Bogle presents fascinating details about Horne’s personal and professional lives, including her fierce political and social activism as she handled racism in Hollywood and later took part in the civil rights movement . . .  An immensely enjoyable and comprehensive look at one of the most glamorous stars of her time."

— Library Journal