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IZ: Voice of the People
A Biography of Israel Kamakawiwoole

This book by Rick Carroll is a biography of award winning Hawaiian singer and ukulele musician Israel Kamakawiwoole, who was more well-known as simply "IZ". The book is filled with photographs of IZ and it explores all sides - good and bad - of this beloved Hawaiian artist who died in 1997 at age 38.

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IZ Voice of the People
Buy It at Amazon.com

Reviews and News
2006 Aug 15: Honolulu Advertiser Review by Wanda Adams
2006 Aug 15: Honolulu Star Bulletin Review by Jon Berger
2006 Aug 10: Honolulu Advertiser Review by Wayne Harada
2005 Oct 27: Book About IZ Coming Out Next Spring

About the Book
TITLE: IZ: Voice of the People
AUTHOR: Rick Carroll
PUBLISHER: Bess Press
DATE PUBLISHED: September 1, 2006
DIMENSIONS: 10 x 10 x 1.5 inches
NUMBER OF PAGES: 127
Available at Amazon.com

More IZ Books, DVDs, and CDs
  • Solo Recordings of Israel Kamakawiwoole
  • Videos Featuring Israel Kamakawiwoole
  • IZ: The Songbook Collection (Book)

    One of IZ's most famous recordings is his version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" that has been featured on several international television commercials. You can hear a sound clip of that recording on the Amazon.com page for the IZ recording "Facing Future".



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