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Erlanger Branch 781.63092 S594 2015 (Text) 33126020498220 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 1250095905 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 9781250095909 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 1250095891 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781250095893 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: viii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note: 133 West Eleventh Street -- Summer in the trees -- Frunzhoffa -- Carly, meet Ronny -- Splinter-happy steps -- The dinner party -- Moonglow -- The twenty-ninth floor -- The hardships of the mistral -- Frog footman -- Moneypenny -- Jake was the hub -- Record numero uno -- Soft summer gardens -- The Potemkin Hotel -- Carnegie Hall -- Choppin' wood -- Moonlight mile -- We'll marry -- Emulsification -- Heat's up, tea's brewed -- Showdown -- Sheets the color of fire -- Strip, bitch.
Summary, etc.: Simon's memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top-40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain." She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for a song composed, written, and performed entirely by a single artist: "Let the River Run" from the movie Working Girl. The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor.
Subject: Women composers United States Biography
Women lyricists United States Biography
Women singers United States Biography
Simon, Carly
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