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Here is a comprehensive look at one of the biggest stars in the hard-driving, often heartbreaking world of country music. A chronicle of Strait's journey from playing Texas honkytonks to his big break in 1981, when he released Strait Country, to his stunning success just four albums later, when he debuted at number 1 on Billboard's country music chart. The white-stetsonedHere is a comprehensive look at one of the biggest stars in the hard-driving, often heartbreaking world of country music. A chronicle of Strait's journey from playing Texas honkytonks to his big break in 1981, when he released Strait Country, to his stunning success just four albums later, when he debuted at number 1 on Billboard's country music chart. The white-stetsoned Strait is one of America's top concert attractions, and the Country Music Association named him Entertainer of the Year.Told with all the warmth, honesty, grit, and passion of the legendary artist himself, this is the story of the man behind the superstar myth -- of the family that shaped his youth, of his relationship with his wife, Norma, and of the tragic auto accident that killed his teenage daughter . . . and changed his life forever. Sure to be a revelation and an inspiration to his millions of fans....

Title : George Strait: The Story of Country's Living Legend
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ISBN : 9780806522586
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 365 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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George Strait: The Story of Country's Living Legend Reviews

  • Mom
    2018-10-29 15:09

    I always love reading about my favorite country music star. However, this book was hard to get through. It was very repetitive, and several times I didn't think I was going to make it to the end. Writing a book about a person, in my opinion, doesn't need to include what the critics think. They are who they are, and what the critics think doesn't make a difference. It's just irritating to the reader. I've read a book by this author before and it was by far better than this one.

  • Marie
    2018-10-25 16:03

    I must have read this during my country music phase.

  • Ellen
    2018-11-13 15:19

    If you didn't like this performer before, you will probably respect him after reading this book.Raised in ranch country by a single father, he and his brother attended the same school where his father taught Jr. High math and ranched a small spread.Married to his high school sweetheart, served in the military, graduated from college with a degree in agriculture and a growing desire to perform.Go along for the ride of ups and downs on the road to stardom from Texas to Nashville and back again.

  • Selena
    2018-11-03 21:11

    This book to me was a very good book it was basically a biography of George Strait and how he grew up as a boy in a small town in texas. George rose to fame and stardom when he started singing country music. George Harvey Strait was born on May 18, 1952 George Harvey Strait was born on May 18, 1952, in Poteet, in Atascosa County, south of San Antonio, Texas Strait's success began when his first single "Unwound" was a hit in 1981..

  • Tom Nolan
    2018-11-06 16:13

    paperback 6x9

  • Sue
    2018-11-15 22:18

    some chapters were quite boring.