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Author Carlile, Brandi, author.

Title Broken horses : a memoir / Brandi Carlile.

Publication Info. New York : Crown, [2021]

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 GDL Chevy Chase Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Carlile,B CAR    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Carlile,B CAR    Available
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1 copy being processed for GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Summary "Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen times in as many years. Though imperfect in every way, her dysfunctional childhood was as beautiful as it was strange, and as nurturing as it was difficult. At the age of five, Brandi contracted bacterial meningitis, which almost took her life, leaving an indelible mark on her formative years and altering her journey into young adulthood. As an openly gay teenager, Brandi grappled with the tension between her sexuality and her faith when her pastor publicly refused to baptize her on the day of the ceremony. Shockingly, her small town rallied around Brandi in support and set her on a path to salvation where the rest of the misfits and rejects find it: through twisted, joyful, weird, and wonderful music. In Broken Horses, Brandi Carlile takes readers through the events of her life that shaped her very raw art-from her start at a local singing competition where she performed Elton John's "Honky Cat" in a bedazzled white polyester suit, to her first break opening for Dave Matthews Band, to many sleepless tours over fifteen years and six studio albums, all while raising two children with her wife, Catherine Shepherd. This hard-won success led her to collaborations with personal heroes like Elton John, Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Pearl Jam, Tanya Tucker, and Joni Mitchell, as well as her peers in the supergroup The Highwomen, and ultimately to the Grammy stage, where she converted millions of viewers into instant fans."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Carlile, Brandi.
Singers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780593237243 (hardcover)
0593237242 (hardcover)

 
    
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