A Natural Woman: A Memoir

A Natural Woman: A Memoir

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - So does her memoir. Revealing, humble, and cool-aunt chatty. Rolling stone the incredible life that inspired the hit Broadway musical BeautifulCarole King takes us from her early beginnings in Brooklyn, to her remarkable success as one of the world's most acclaimed songwriting and performing talents of all time.

A Natural Woman: A Memoir #ad - . Deeply personal, her own family, king's memoir offers readers a front-row seat to the woman behind the legend and includes dozens of photos from her childhood, and behind-the-scenes images from her performances. A natural woman chronicles king's extraordinary life, drawing readers into her musical world, mother, and into her journey as a performer, including her phenomenally successful #1 album Tapestry, wife and present-day activist.

New york times bestseller "king's songs have mixed rock-soul heart-rush with real-world ache.

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Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

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Flatiron Books #ad - Carly simon's new york times bestselling memoir, reveals her remarkable life, Boys in the Trees, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant simon & schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain.

She was the first artist in history to win a grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for her song "Let the River Run" from the movie Working Girl. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor.

Boys in the Trees: A Memoir #ad - The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon brilliantly captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others.

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Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--And the Journey of a Generation

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Atria Books #ad - Their stories trace the arc of the now mythic sixties generation—female version—but in a bracingly specific and deeply recalled way, far from cliché. Filled with the voices of many dozens of these women's intimates, who are speaking in these pages for the first time, this alternating biography reads like a novel—except it's all true, and the heroines are famous and beloved.

They collectively represent, in their lives and their songs, a great swath of American girls who came of age in the late 1960s. Sheila weller captures the character of each woman and gives a balanced portrayal enriched by a wealth of new information. Carole king is the product of outer-borough, middle-class New York City; Joni Mitchell is a granddaughter of Canadian farmers; and Carly Simon is a child of the Manhattan intellectual upper crust.

Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--And the Journey of a Generation #ad - Girls like us is an epic treatment of midcentury women who dared to break tradition and become what none had been before them—confessors in song, rock superstars, and adventurers of heart and soul. Each woman is distinct. The history of the women of that generation has never been written—until now, through their resonant lives and emblematic songs.

A groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most important musical artists—Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon—charts their lives as women at a magical moment in time. Carole king, joni mitchell, and Carly Simon remain among the most enduring and important women in popular music.

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Long Ago and Far Away: James Taylor - His Life and Music - His Life and Music: Long Ago and Far Away

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Omnibus Press #ad - There is an epic family history, an exploration of the stories behind Fire And Rain, and a frank account of the artist's time spent at Apple Records and Warner Brothers. From the beatles' patronage of his 1968 debut album to his Grammy awards for Hourglass, James Taylor has remained a universally acclaimed songwriter of effortless eloquence and power.

In this major biography, the late Timothy White explores the myths and reality behind the personal journey of legendary singer. White examines the roots of Taylor's anguish, and his recurring problems with heroin and alcohol. There is also an epilogue concerning the memorial concerts arranged by Taylor for the late author White, as well as an extensive discography and bibliography.

Long Ago and Far Away: James Taylor - His Life and Music - His Life and Music: Long Ago and Far Away #ad - With contributions from paul mccartney, carly Simon, the Taylor family and many other key figures, Sting, this edition is destined to become the definitive biography of the troubled hero.

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In Pieces

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - From gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and time again with her artistic range and emotional acuity. In this intimate, the craft that helped her find her voice, an american icon tells her own story for the first time -- about a challenging and lonely childhood, haunting literary memoir and New York Times Notable Book of the year, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.

In Pieces #ad - Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within. With raw honesty and the fresh, field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships--including her complicated love for her own mother.

One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen.

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Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

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Simon & Schuster #ad - In this memoir, iconic singer linda ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and ‘70s. Tracing the timeline of her remarkable life, whose forty-five year career has encompassed a wide array of musical styles, Arizona, Linda Ronstadt, weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and ‘70s.

Linda ronstadt was born into a musical family, and her childhood was filled with everything from Gilbert and Sullivan to Mexican folk music to jazz and opera. And she describes it all in a voice as beautiful as the one that sang “Heart Like a Wheel”—longing, graceful, and authentic. Ronstadt arrived in los angeles just as the folkrock movement was beginning to bloom, setting the stage for the development of country-rock.

Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir #ad - Her artistic curiosity blossomed early, and she and her siblings began performing their own music for anyone who would listen. Now, in this beautifully crafted memoir, Ronstadt tells the story of her wide-ranging and utterly unique musical journey. In simple dreams, ronstadt reveals the eclectic and fascinating journey that led to her long-lasting success, including stories behind many of her beloved songs.

. One of her early backup bands went on to become the Eagles, and Linda went on to become the most successful female artist of the decade. As part of the coterie of like-minded artists who played at the famed Troubadour club in West Hollywood, she helped define the musical style that dominated American music in the 1970s.

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The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

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Hachette Books #ad - In the most beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together: from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert and the long-distance romance that followed, to their fairy-tale wedding and their groundbreaking artistic partnership, to the devastating losses that ultimately dissolved their romantic relationship for good.

Throughout it all, they shared a bond more intimate than any other in Prince's life. No one else can tell this story or can provide a deeper, beloved artist--than Mayte, more nuanced portrait of Prince--both the famously private man and the pioneering, his partner during some of the most pivotal personal and professional years of his career.

The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince #ad - The most beautiful is a book that will be returned to for decades, as Prince's music lives on with generations to come. Instant new york times bestsellerat the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons.

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My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie

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William Morrow #ad - His book, celebrates their legacies through a more intimate, part memoir, part homage, poignant, and often hilarious portrait of these two remarkable women than has ever been revealed before. With thirty-two pages of never-before-seen photos and memorabilia from his family’s private archives, Todd’s book is a love letter to a sister and a mother, and a gift to countless fans who are mourning the deaths of these two unforgettable stars.

A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of carrie fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher’s poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among Hollywood royalty and illustrated with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia. In december 2016, the world was shaken by the sudden deaths of Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, two unspeakable losses that occurred in less than twenty-four hours.

My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie #ad - The stunned public turned for solace to debbie’s only remaining child, Todd Fisher, who somehow retained his grace and composure under the glare of the media spotlight as he struggled with his own overwhelming grief. The son of "america’s sweethearts" Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Todd grew up amid the glamorous wealth and pretense of Hollywood.

. Thanks to his funny, talent, his own man, and to his sister through her meteoric rise to stardom and her struggle with demons that never diminished her humor, but always close to his cherished mom, Todd remained down to earth, no-nonsense mother, loving, or spirit. Now, todd shares his heart and his memories of Debbie and Carrie with deeply personal stories from his earliest years to those last unfathomable days.

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The Three of Us: Growing Up with Tammy and George

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Atria Books #ad - For the first four years of her life, grandparents, and between her parents, and cheering fans, Georgette had two adoring parents who showed her off at every opportunity, older sisters, Georgette’s feet seldom hit the ground. Like so many of her generation, Georgette had to make sense of loving two parents who couldn’t love each other.

And when little tamala georgette Jones was born in 1970, she was considered country music’s heir apparent. The three of us is a story of both extreme privilege and great trials, of larger-than-life people with larger-than-life problems. The three of us is an honest and heartfelt look into the life of a broken family living in the glare of the public spotlight.

The Three of Us: Growing Up with Tammy and George #ad - Her parents fought, and George drank. The marriage of george Jones and Tammy Wynette was hailed as a union made in honky-tonk heaven. Lastly, georgette discusses the ups and downs of her adult life: failed marriages, and now, illness, an arrest, an unexpected but thrilling career as a musician. George and tammy divorced when Georgette was four, and it would be years before she understood just what that meant.

. With never-before-told stories about george and Tammy, George Richey, her dependence on her fifth husband, it recounts Tammy’s descent into prescription pill addiction, and her untimely death at the age of fifty-five. Rich in country music history, it contains twists and turns, but in the end, loss, highs and lows, it stands as an intensely moving tale of love, heartbreak, and what it means to be a family.

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A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between

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Dey Street Books #ad - From her humble beginnings in memphis to her nearly five-year relationship with Elvis, she offers an intimate window into their life together, describing how their Southern roots fueled and sustained Graceland’s greatest romance. Filled with compelling and poignant stories and sixteen pages of photographs, A Little Thing Called Life lovingly recounts Linda’s incredible journey through the years, bringing unparalleled insight into three legendary figures.

Award-winning songwriter linda thompson breaks her silence, and epic romances with two of the most celebrated, yet enigmatic, sharing the extraordinary story of her life, modern American superstars—Elvis Presley and Bruce JennerFor the last forty years, career, award-winning songwriter Linda Thompson has quietly led one of the most remarkable lives in show business.

Providing a candid look inside one of the most challenging moments of her life, Linda uncovers the struggles she went through as a woman and a mother, coming to terms with the reality of Bruce’s identity and resolving to embrace him completely no matter what, even as it meant they could no longer be together.

And yet, her search for love was not over, despite her marriage unraveling, eventually leading her to the legendary music producer and musician David Foster—a relationship that lasted for nineteen tumultuous years, resulting in a bond that spurred her songwriting career to new heights but also tested her like never before.

A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between #ad - Going inside their wild stories and tender moments, she paints a portrait of life with the King, as raucous as it is refreshing. Their chance late-night encounter at a movie theater was the stuff of legend, leading to a marriage with Bruce Jenner, and it marked the beginning of a whirlwind that would stretch across decades, motherhood, and more drama than she ever could have imagined.

Now, for the first time, loves, telling the full story of her life, Linda opens up about it all, and everything in between. Detailing her marriage to bruce, a secret that linda herself kept for nearly thirty years, Linda reveals the seemingly perfect life that they built with their two young sons—Brandon and Brody—before Bruce changed everything with a secret he’d been carrying his entire life, a secret that Bruce’s transition to Caitlyn Jenner has finally laid bare for the world.

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In the Presence of Greatness: My Sixty-Year Journey as an Actress

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BearManor Media #ad - Those perennial film and television titles still reverberate with audiences entranced with Academy Award-winning film actress and Broadway and television icon Patty Duke. Patty first gained national attention and praise playing Helen Keller in both the Broadway stage and film versions of The Miracle Worker.

As identical cousins on The Patty Duke Show, her name became an American household word. Kennedy, gloria vanderbilt, garth brooks, richard crenna, Liza Minnelli, Patricia Neal, Darren Criss, Helen Keller, Margaret Cho, Lucille Ball, and Helen Hunt. For the first time, patty also talks openly of her friendship with actress Sharon Tate and her grisly murder at the hands of Charles Manson.

Illustrated with over 70 rare photos from both Patty Duke's career and personal life, many never before published and from her personal collection. About William J. Now, judy garland, helen hayes, her indelible show business legacy echoes enduringly with untold stories of her six-decade career and the legends of her time, Fred Astaire, Anne Bancroft, including Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier, President John F.

In the Presence of Greatness: My Sixty-Year Journey as an Actress #ad - The miracle Worker. Her later work in valley of the dolls, a later television remake of The Miracle Worker, Natalie, Me, My Sweet Charlie, and dozens of other productions established her as one of America's leading actresses. Patty's previous autobiographical works, Call Me Anna and A Brilliant Madness, achieved New York Times bestseller status.

Jankowski: since receiving his degree from widener university, he has been interviewed for such publications as USA Today, Lifetime, and consulted on biographical television specials about Patty Duke's work for A&E, ABC, and E! This is his first book.

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