New York Occasions Bestseller The best Southern storyteller of our time, New York Occasions bestselling creator Rick Bragg, tracks down the best rock and curler of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis—and will get his personal story, from the supply, for the very first time. A monumental determine on the American panorama, Jerry Lee Lewis spent his childhood elevating hell in Ferriday, Louisiana, and Natchez, Mississippi; galvanized the world with hit data like “Complete Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” and “Nice Balls of Hearth,” that gave rock and roll its satan’s edge; brought on riots and boycotts along with his incendiary performances; practically scuttled his profession by marrying his thirteen-year-old second cousin—his third spouse of seven; ran a decades-long marathon of medicine, consuming, and ladies; practically met his maker, twice; suffered the deaths of two sons and two wives, and the indignity of an IRS raid that left him with nothing however the broken-down piano he began with; carried out with everybody from Elvis Presley to Keith Richards to Bruce Springsteen to Child Rock—and survived all of it to be hailed as “one of the vital artistic and necessary figures in American fashionable tradition and a paradigm of the Southern expertise.” Jerry Lee Lewis: His Personal Story is the Killer’s life as he lived it, and as he shared it over two years with our biggest bard of Southern life: Rick Bragg. Wealthy with Lewis’s personal phrases, framed by Bragg’s richly atmospheric narrative, , that is the final nice untold rock-and-roll story, come to life on the web page.http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js
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