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A candid and moving memoir from the critically
acclaimed singer and songwriter
years as a musician, Rosanne Cash has enjoyed both critical
and commercial success, releasing a series of albums that
are as notable for their lyrical intelligence as for their
Now, in her memoir, Cash writes
compellingly about her upbringing in Southern California as
the child of country legend Johnny Cash, and of her
relationships with her mother and her famous stepmother,
June Carter Cash. In her account of her development as an
artist she shares memories of a hilarious stint as a
twenty-year-old working for Columbia Records in London;
recording her own first album on a German label; working her
way to success; her marriage to Rodney Crowell, a union that
made them Nashville's premier couple; her relationship with
the country music establishment; taking a new direction in
her music and leaving Nashville to move to New York;
motherhood; dealing with the deaths of her parents, in part
through music; the process of songwriting; and the
fulfillment she has found with her current husband and
musical collaborator, John Leventhal.
written an unconventional and compelling memoir that, in the
tradition of M. F. K. Fisher's The Gastronomical Me
and Frank Conroy's Stop-Time
, is a series of linked
pieces that combine to form a luminous and brilliant whole.
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