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Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller

Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller

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Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller is a 584-page softcover published by Washington Square Press, A Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2008, Reader's Club Copy.  There is a bit of sticker residue on the back cover, else very good condition.

Book Summary

This is a groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most enduring and important musical artists.  Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon collectively represent, in their resonant lives and emblematic songs, a great swath of American girls who came of age in the late 1960s.  The history of the women of that generation has never been written--until now.  Filled with the voices of many dozen's of these women's intimates, who are speaking in these pages for the first time, this alternating biography reads like a novel--except it's all true, and the heroins are famous and beloved.  Sheila Weller captures the character of each woman and gives a balanced portrayal enriched by a wealth of new information.  Girls Like Us is an epic treatment of midcentury women who dared to break tradition and become what none had been before them--confessors in song, rock superstars, and adventurers of heart and soul.

ISBN 13:  978-0-7434-9148-8 (pbk)
ISBN 10:  0-7434-9148-3 (pbk) 

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