Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour

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Product Details

Price
$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
Grove Press
Publish Date
Pages
384
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780802127129

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About the Author

Rickie Lee Jones has released seventeen record albums and received two Grammy Awards. She lives in New Orleans.

Reviews

Advance Praise for Last Chance Texaco

"This tender, fierce, intimate memoir is testament that Jones has lived a life as brave... and rich as her music--with love, heartbreak, addiction, and magic, sprinkled throughout." --O Magazine

"Men leave, fame fizzles, family breaks your heart...but Jones knows a good story and how to tell it." --Kirkus (starred review)

Praise for Rickie Lee Jones

"Rickie Lee Jones has been pushing down musical boundaries for over four decades with her hauntingly beautiful voice and fearless experimentation." --NPR

"[Her] music has healing properties: the beauty of its melodies and the wisdom of its words soothe the soul and remind us what a peculiar treasure Jones is." --Boston Globe

"Intimate and real . . . she feels like an old, confiding friend--plaintive and genuinely heartbreaking." --Mother Jones

"One of the most intriguing, idiosyncratic vocalists of our time." --USA Today

"A singular talent." --Daily Mirror (UK)

"There has always been something defiant about Rickie Lee Jones . . . [with] a voice from a dream, elusive yet familiar, transcendent, a messenger from another place." --Independent (UK)

"A standout international performer." --The Australian