Catalogue


Shania Twain /
Michael McCall ; photo research by Raeanne Rubenstein.
edition
1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
imprint
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1999.
description
164 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0312206739
format(s)
Book
Holdings
Subjects
personal subject
More Details
imprint
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1999.
isbn
0312206739
catalogue key
3364595
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Michael McCall is the author of Garth Brooks: A Biography and Stars of Country Music. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Billboard, Country America, Newsday, the San Francisco Examiner, and many other publications. He lives in Nashville.
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Library Journal on 1999-05-15:
Shania Twain is a mega-country music star whose career spiraled to the top in only four years after she signed with Mercury Records in 1991. Not all was smooth sailing for Twain, who grew up in rural Canada. Her parents were killed in a car crash when she was 21, and she was left with three younger siblings. There were rough waters to cross in the Nashville music industry, and some of her first endeavors, such as videos, were not particularly successful. But by 1995 Twain was one of the hottest stars on the country music circuit. McCall, an author whose work has appeared in Billboard, Journal of Country Music, and other publications, capitalizes on Twain's current momentum in this succinct portrait, more like a lengthy magazine article than a biography. Fans will pull McCall's work off the shelves quickly. Recommended for large public library collections.ÄKathleen Sparkman, Baylor Univ., Waco, TX (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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Library Journal, May 1999
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Shania Twain is one of the world's most popular country music stars. This biography tells how her hard upbringing helped to shape her music career.
Main Description
The book Shania fans have been waiting for, this timely, in-depth biography explores the life of one of country music's most successful cross-over artists. 8-page photo insert.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
For the First Timep. 1
From a Faraway Placep. 17
On My Wayp. 35
Mercury Risingp. 45
The Woman in Herp. 65
Come One, Come Allp. 123
A Diva, After Allp. 149
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