The Resource Jerry lee lewis : his own story, Rick Bragg and Jerry Lee Lewis, (electronic resource)

Jerry lee lewis : his own story, Rick Bragg and Jerry Lee Lewis, (electronic resource)

Label
Jerry lee lewis : his own story
Title
Jerry lee lewis
Title remainder
his own story
Statement of responsibility
Rick Bragg and Jerry Lee Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis'and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time. A monumental figure on the American landscape, Southern boy Jerry Lee Lewis spent his childhood raising hell in Ferriday, Louisiana, and Natchez, Mississippi; galvanized the world with hit records like "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire," that gave rock and roll its devil's edge; caused riots and boycotts with his incendiary performances; married his thirteen-year-old second cousin'his third wife of seven; ran a decades-long marathon of drugs, drinking, and women; nearly met his maker, twice; suffered the deaths of two sons and two wives, and the indignity of an IRS raid that left him with nothing but the broken-down piano he started with; performed with everyone from Elvis Presley to Keith Richards to Bruce Springsteen to Kid Rock'and survived it all to be hailed as "one of the most creative and important figures in American popular culture and a paradigm of the Southern experience." Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story is the Killer's life as he lived it, and as he shared it over two years with our greatest bard of Southern life: Rick Bragg. Rich with Lewis's own words, set in context by Bragg's richly atmospheric narrative, filled with rare and unpublished images, this is the last great untold rock-and-roll story, come to life on the page
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bragg, Rick
Dewey number
782.42166092
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML420.L534
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Jerry Lee
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lewis, Jerry Lee
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • Rock musicians
Label
Jerry lee lewis : his own story, Rick Bragg and Jerry Lee Lewis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=55C6D6B0-3007-461A-BF02-989ED18C584F
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062078230
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
55c6d6b0-3007-461a-bf02-989ed18c584f
Publisher number
EB00231676
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)877895029
Label
Jerry lee lewis : his own story, Rick Bragg and Jerry Lee Lewis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=55C6D6B0-3007-461A-BF02-989ED18C584F
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062078230
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
55c6d6b0-3007-461a-bf02-989ed18c584f
Publisher number
EB00231676
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)877895029

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