Stephen Miller: Dolly Parton - Smart Blonde (updated Edition)

May 1, 2015|
Stephen Miller: Dolly Parton - Smart Blonde (updated Edition) by Stephen Miller
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In this revised edition of his definitive biography of Dolly Parton, Stephen Miller has updated his original book on the superstar. Going behind the larger-than-life image to discover what makes Dolly tick, Miller gets to the core of a remarkable woman from a poor East Tennessee background who made it in the male-dominated world of Sixties Nashville and went on to build a respectable movie career. Talking to Dolly''s family members, musicians and producers, the author explores Dolly''s private life, including her closely-guarded relationships with her husband of nearly fifty years, Carl Dean, and her lifelong friend Judy Ogle. What emerges is a unique portrait of a strong woman who took control of her life, her music and a successful business career with resolute determination. Dolly loves making jokes at her own expense; perhaps the best joke has been how one of America''s great singer-songwriters became a legend by being serious about her music while being frivolous about her image.
Stephen Miller practised as a solicitor until the early Nineties when he retired in order to pursue other interests, notably American country music. For six years he reviewed albums, books and concerts and interviewed a variety of artists for a weekly country music show on commercial radio station Scot FM. He is the author of Johnny Ca...
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Title:Stephen Miller: Dolly Parton - Smart Blonde (updated Edition)
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:464 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:464 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 1.3 in
Published:May 1, 2015
Publisher:Omnibus Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781783056224

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