Mass media covered him from California to Georgia. Journalists reported him rescuing lives, mending broken hearts, thwarting crimes, perpetrating crimes, walking among ordinary people and uplifting them with words about life now and in the hereafter. But who was he?
As a teenager, Maci Willis fled the poverty and sexual abuse of her Louisiana childhood with the hope of finding a new life as a Nashville recording star or greasy spoon waitress. Despite the odds, the former fate unfolded, and Maci recorded hit songs for two decades while indulging a pampered lifestyle void of risks and regrets. But all of that changed during one fateful performance.
In this riveting personal story, award-winning, bestselling country music recording artist Merle Haggard takes you on a tour through his house of memories, offering a fascinating look inside his turbulent yet successful life.
Strong and sober, George Jones looks back on his life with searing candor. From his roots in an impoverished East Texas family to his years of womanizing, boozing, brawling, and singing with the voice that made him a star, his story is a nonstop rollercoaster ride of the price of fame.
Holly Faye Lovell sure can sing. Everyone in Biscay, Mississippi, knows that. And when at fourteen she becomes the youngest student ever to win a scholarship to the prestigious Haverty School of Music, her dream of pursuing a singing career is on its way.
Britney & Lynne Spears Ghost Written with Tom Carter
Many girls dream of becoming princesses, but for the heroine of Holiday in Your Heart, nothing could be better than singing at the Grand Ole Opry. Teenaged singing sensation Anna Lee has realized her dream of performing a holiday concert on the fabled stage.
The Tammy Wynette story told from her daughter Jackie's viewpoint begins with her mother's arrival in Nashville in 1964 in a dented station wagon and follows the troubled but talented Tammy as she experiences multipleplatinum success.
Golfer Ajene Jabari’s life is far removed from the hopelessness and depravity of Kibera, one of the most violent slums in Africa. With one swing of a golf club, his privileged life crosses paths with that of Moses, a Kiberan boy who is fascinated by Ajene’s golf ball.