Coal Miner's Daughter

Coal Miner's Daughter

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by Loretta Lynn, George Vecsey
     
 

Born in 1935 into abject poverty, married at age thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by age 29, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential singers in modern country music. Her success includes sixteen #1 singles, fifteen #1 albums, and sixty other hits, including "Honky Tonk Girl," "Before I'm Over You," "The Pill," and "After

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Born in 1935 into abject poverty, married at age thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by age 29, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential singers in modern country music. Her success includes sixteen #1 singles, fifteen #1 albums, and sixty other hits, including "Honky Tonk Girl," "Before I'm Over You," "The Pill," and "After The Fire Is Gone." In 1972 Lynn was the first woman to become the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year. Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter, a veteran bestseller and the basis of the Oscar-winning film, is her own revealing story of her journey from Butcher Hollow, Kentucky to Nashville stardom, told in a voice as clear, natural, and powerful as the best of her songs.

Editorial Reviews

Billboard
Few subjects are too difficult to deal with here, yet there is nothing sensationalistic…Those reading this can be assured they have met the real Loretta Lynn.
New York Times Book Review
Engaging reading even for many to whom country music is an alien world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306806803
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/21/1996
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.68(d)

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