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

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

by Linda Thompson

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ISBN-13: 9780062469755
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 150,017
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Linda Thompson has been nominated for an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and won an Emmy Award for writing some of the most recognized songs of a generation. She starred on the long-running hit television series Hee Haw for fifteen years, as well as the reality show Princes of Malibu with her sons, Brandon and Brody Jenner. She lives in Malibu, California.

Linda Thompson has been nominated for an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and won an Emmy Award for writing some of the most recognized songs of a generation. She starred on the long-running hit television series Hee Haw for fifteen years, as well as the reality show Princes of Malibu with her sons, Brandon and Brody Jenner. She lives in Malibu, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 The King Is Gone 1

Chapter 2 Made in Memphis 8

Chapter 3 Love at First Sight 20

Chapter 4 A Vegas Fairy Tale 37

Chapter 5 The Other Elvis 55

Chapter 6 TCB with TLC 78

Chapter 7 A Little Breathing Room 94

Chapter 8 You'll Always Be Safe with Me 110

Chapter 9 Our Hospital Home 128

Chapter 10 The Pain of Too Much Tenderness 143

Chapter 11 Hee Haw Honey 161

Chapter 12 A Final Goodbye at Graceland 170

Chapter 13 Gold Medal Love 180

Chapter 14 A Model Family 199

Chapter 15 I Married a Woman 217

Chapter 16 Music and Lyrics by Us 233

Chapter 17 Navigating Life 248

Chapter 18 No Filter 257

Chapter 19 Voices That Care 270

Chapter 20 No Hallmark Memories 279

Chapter 21 Academy Award-Nominated Songwriter 295

Chapter 22 Villa Casablanca 302

Chapter 23 Party of One 318

Chapter 24 Princes of Malibu 333

Chapter 25 Caitlyn Coming Out 345

Acknowledgments 363

Song Credits 367

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A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She was very honest and open about her relationships...not in a bashing way, she just told her story the way it happened. It was very well written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Three very famous extreordinary men loved by a woman who became extraordinary herself from living with them. CB
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyable read fot the most part. Quite unusual that one gal would have three famous husbands. She certainly provided some info about Elvis's personality that was news to me. Her marriage to Bruce Jenner dissolved due to his gender issues and her depiction pretty much jives with Caitlyn Jenners new book. The David Foster part of her story was pretty bland compared to the previous two. I bought the book to read about these three relationships, was not too interested in the song writer stuff, I guess she felt it necessary to show she had talent.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She sounds like a beautiful woman inside and out
loveprayread More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book, because I love Elvis. I loved it. Linda is a great mother and step mother not to mention a great ex-wife. Who can say that in L.A lol! Great read if you love music / pop culture & a story of a down to earth girl who has a great story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Linda Thompson has lead an incredible life that she shares with an audience as you read this first class autobiography . You meet the three big romantic loves of her life Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and David Foster.She shares stories about these men, you would expect to only share with your close friends, with such honesty. She also shares the lessons learned along the way. Grab a glass a wine and sit back and relax in this wonderful book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed reading this book. Linda Thompson is a very loving and caring woman who is extremly loyal and dedicated to her family. Elvis, Bruce and David were lucky to be with such a wonderful person. Glad i read the book for a number of reasons, one being I was never aware that she was a famous song writer. Talented and beautiful what more can you ask for. Wish you a long happy life Ms. Thompson.
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This book was very interesting and couldn't put it down
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