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Author: Loretta Lynn Narrator: Sissy Spacek Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: February 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781549127441

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Nashville legend Loretta Lynn tells the story of her rise from deep poverty in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, to the top of the male-dominated country music industry.

Reissued for the fortieth Anniversary of the Oscar-winning, Sissy Spacek-starring film of the same name, Coal Miner’s Daughter recounts Loretta Lynn’s astonishing journey to become one of the original queens of country music.

Loretta Lynn grew up dirt poor in the mountains of Kentucky, was married at fifteen years old, and became a mother soon after. At the age of twenty-four, her husband, Doo, gave her a guitar as an anniversary present. Soon, she began penning songs and singing in front of honky-tonk audiences, and, through years of hard work, talent, and true grit, eventually made her way to Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry, eventually securing her place in country-music history.

Lynn’s prolific and influential songwriting made her the first woman to receive a gold record in country music and got her named the first female “Entertainer of the Year” by the Country Music Association.

This riveting memoir introduces readers to all the highs and lows on her road to success and the tough, smart, funny, and fascinating woman behind the legend.

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  • “Few subjects are too difficult to deal with here, yet there is nothing sensationalistic…Those reading this can be assured they have met the real Loretta Lynn.”

    - Billboard
  • “Engaging reading even for many to whom country music is an alien world.”

    - New York Times

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About the Author

Loretta Lynn is an American country music singer-songwriter whose groundbreaking career spans almost 60 years. With more than 45 million albums sold worldwide, multiple gold albums, and numerous awards and accolades, Loretta is the most awarded female country recording artist and the only female ACM Artist of the Decade.

About the Narrator

Sissy Spacek is an Academy Award–winning American actress and singer. She has appeared in a number of films, including Badlands, Carrie, and Coal Miner’s Daughter, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress. She has also received Oscar nominations for her roles in MissingThe RiverCrimes of the Heart, and In the Bedroom.