I'm Not What I Seem: The many stories of Rita MacNeil's life

October 3, 2016|
I'm Not What I Seem: The many stories of Rita MacNeil's life by Charlie Rhindress
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Rita MacNeil has long been recognized as one of the East Coast''s great singer-songwriters. As a young girl with the dream of becoming a singer, she overcame a series of seemingly insurmountable obstacles and achieved success by believing in herself and refusing to give up. A trailblazer, Rita played an integral role in the women''s movement in Canada and forged a path that was unique to her, paving the way for future generations of east coast musicians.

Charlie Rhindress first came to know Rita as he collaborated with her on his play Flying on Her Own, incorporating more than twenty of her songs into a script that told the story of her life. For this new biography, Rhindress did extensive research and interviewed many of the people who worked with her and knew her best. The story of a strong, sensitive, complex woman emerged and the result is a powerful and moving portrait of a unique woman and important artist of her times.

CHARLIE RHINDRESS is an actor, writer and director who has worked in theatre for thirty years. He was born and raised in Amherst, Nova Scotia, and educated at Mount Allison University. As a co-founder and former Artistic Director of Live Bait Theatre in Sackville, New Brunswick, he was involved in more than eighty productions for the c...
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Title:I'm Not What I Seem: The many stories of Rita MacNeil's life
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:October 3, 2016
Publisher:Formac Publishing Company Limited
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781459504462

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