340 pages/Seiten, 24x16 cm, hardcover/gebunden: Don't expect too many intimate details, you won't find them. But if a superficial biography combined with fluent writing and therefore easy reading plus quite a lot of nice b&w and color photographs is what you want, then this is for you.
She is an award-winning singer and songwriter and the star of such movies as Steel Magnolias, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Straight Talk. Her theme park, Dollywood, attracts hundreds of thousands of fans each year to her native Tennessee. Dolly Parton is a multi-talented dynamo and one of the world's most well-loved stars. Dolly has never talked openly about her life — the hard times as well as the good —until now. This is the rags-to-riches story that millions have been waiting for, told as only Dolly can.
In her tell-it-like-it-is style, Dolly describes her tough but loving honesty the real woman behind the superstar, who, after scaling the heights of success, her humanitarian efforts, has given back much to the place she grew up. reveals with integrity, humour and heartfelt never strayed far from her roots, and through In this long-awaited autobiography, Dolly still considers herself a girl from the country. For all the fame and fortune, Dolly has unique twenty-eight-year-long marriage. filled with the love of music that would lead the fiercely independent, ambitious eighteen-year-old to Nashville with nothing but her guitar and her dreams.
Here, Dolly tells candidly of her rise through the ranks of the country music community, from getting her first big break to striking and how she balances this life with her out as a star in her own right, rocketing to the top of both the pop and country charts, and working relationships with other stars, often fill her songs. Dolly's young life was how her faith has helped her overcome the spotlight; she talks about her friendships upbringing in rural Tennessee, growing up amid the Smoky Mountain traditions that and earning a reputation as a singer and composer of such classics as 'Nine to Five' and 'I Will Always Love You'.