Francis Albert Sinatra born to immigrant Italian parents in Hoboken, NJ, in 1915 In the beginning, described as as young fledgling vocalist from the wrong side of the river, strugling to make good Book covers his life up to the early 1970 s, from singing performing to acting in movies What I didn t know was he donated millions to charity all over the world shows for underprivledged and handicapped children, servicemen overseas, and in the US as well Throughout the book, the author list Francis Albert Sinatra born to immigrant Italian parents in Hoboken, NJ, in 1915 In the beginning, described as as young fledgling vocalist from the wrong side of the river, strugling to make good Book covers his life up to the early 1970 s, from singing performing to acting in movies What I didn t know was he donated millions to charity all over the world shows for underprivledged and handicapped children, servicemen overseas, and in the US as well Throughout the book, the author lists the songs he recorded, date and studio Also all of the movies, dates and characters played He then gave his critique on each I thought that was a bit much.Frank Sinatra Singer, Actor, Producer, Benefactor, Businesman, Conversationalsist, Painter and Father A fascinating and respectful insight into the life of an absolute legend , one of my personal favourite singers of all time. Frank Sinatra is an international icon who continues to hold endless fascination for millions of fans In this authoritative biography, John Frayn Turner examines every aspect of Ol Blue Eyes charisma, character, life, loves, failings, and fame Fresh and objective and not obsessed with mafia allegations it is a book about Sinatra the good guy as well as the bad From his humble beginnings in working class Hoboken, to his start in the business singing with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, through the scandals, the loves, the music and the movies, Frank Sinatra looks closely at Sinatra the singer, actor, philanthropist, and man a three dimensional view of a complex genius