Reckless: My Life As A Pretender

September 8, 2015|
Reckless: My Life As A Pretender by Chrissie Hynde
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From Chrissie Hynde, one of rock''s most iconic, alluring, kick-ass, and (let''s face it) sexy women, a brilliant, no-holds barred memoir of a rock life lived to the hilt.

     Chrissie Hynde, the songwriter and frontwoman of The Pretenders in its various incarnations, has for 35 years been one of the most admired and adored and imitated figures in rock. This long-awaited memoir tells her life story in full and utterly fascinating detail, from her fifties childhood in Akron, Ohio, to her classic baby boomer seduction by the rock of the sixties to her sojourn in the crucible of punk that was seventies London to her instant emergence with her band The Pretenders in 1980 into stardom as a frontwoman and songwriter. She brings a fantastic eye for detail, a withering and sardonic sense of humor and a fearless and sometimes naked emotional honesty to her memoir, and every line, every word of it, is unmistakably hers. It is sure to be recognized as a classic of rock literature--and man, is it fun to read.
CHRISSIE HYNDE is a Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the lead singer of the enduring rock band The Pretenders. Hynde released nine studio albums with The Pretenders, beginning with 1980''s Pretenders, which Rolling Stone called the #13 Best Debut Album of All Time. Hynde and The Pretenders were inducted in...
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Title:Reckless: My Life As A Pretender
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:352 pages, 9.51 X 6.45 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 9.51 X 6.45 X 1.25 in
Published:September 8, 2015
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780345816245

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