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3.94 out of 53.94 out of 53.94 out of 53.94 out of 53.94 out of 5 3.94 (31 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Steve Turner Narrator: Kris Kristofferson Publisher: Thomas Nelson, Inc. Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2004 ISBN:
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Johnny Cash is one of the most influential figures in music and American popular culture today. While he was an icon to people of all ages during his life, Cash's legacy continues after his death. His remarkable story is captured in this exclusive authorized biography, addressing the whole life of Johnny Cash, not just his unforgettable music, but also his relationship with June Carter Cash and his faith in Christ. His authenticity, love for God and family, and unassuming persona are what Steve Turner captures with passion and focus in this inspiring book.

Different from other books written about him, The Man Called Cash brings Cash's faith and love for God into the foreground and tells the story of a man redeemed, without watering-down or sugar-coating. Unquestionably one of the biggest book releases of 2004, The Man Called Cash will be a huge success with his millions of fans and will draw in many new fans with this inspiring story of faith and redemption.

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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Judi | 2/15/2014

    " Just horrible. Save your money. This book reveals nothing new but merely criticizes other biographies and autobiographies. I could not even force myself to finish reading it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bob Collins | 2/9/2014

    " Great book about Johnny Cash - I thought it was a balanced account about a man with almost as many failings as he had gifts and talents. In my opinion a redemptive story about an artist who wrestled with his faith, his demons and his desire to keep his integrity. I really enjoyed this one. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 James | 2/6/2014

    " Not the most entertaining read due to author's relentless attention to detail but Cash's life story is a drama worth reading for sure. If you want to know all you can about the highs and lows of his life then look no further but there may be a punchier version out there somewhere... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sasha | 2/5/2014

    " I became a fan of Johnny Cash after reading this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Walter Keathley | 2/5/2014

    " This is one of the better biographies I have read. Cash was and still is a God in so many ways. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda Appelbaum | 1/31/2014

    " Richly detailed account of an American icon with much more depth than I had ever thought.Johnny Cash was more than just another country singer and this book peels back the layers like on an onion, revealing more and more about a multi-faceted man. Very good book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marrble | 1/27/2014

    " Dates & places of personal apperances and song releases were hard for me to get through. I enjoyed a look into this American icon's personal life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debra | 1/20/2014

    " I really enjoyed this bio! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris | 12/22/2013

    " If you love the man & his music this book is fantastic. Turner covers Cash's struggles with love, drugs, faith and God. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 BL | 12/20/2013

    " What an amazing and often tormented life Johnny Cash had. Underneath it all he truly was a man of faith and it plays a huge part in his life's story. This was a good read about Cash and gave me a new interest in him and the songs he wrote. It made me wish I could have known him. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nalora | 12/3/2013

    " As interesting as the subject matter was, I expected the book to be more exciting. It was more akin to reading the book of Numbers in the Bible. The style or writing was more fact driven than prose, and I barely draggged myself through the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dot | 6/7/2013

    " I am generally not a reader of biographies, but was drawn to this one by circumstance and found it to be a touching portrait of the artist as much more that a drug using country western singer, but rather a complex and genuine human being. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rosie | 12/2/2012

    " I love Johnny Cash even more after reading this book. It goes into detail of the inner thoughts of Cash - what and who he loved, his music and his faith. Really inspiring! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jim | 8/13/2012

    " Well written, an interesting man, bot "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rowan | 8/13/2012

    " Fascinating portrait and consistently heartbreaking yet inspiring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vikki | 4/18/2012

    " Wonderful biography. Reading it in conjunction with ReChurch. Gives me a new perspective on grace and putting people up on a pedestal. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ted | 2/24/2012

    " Good book, but more detail than I needed. Still, it is a comprehensive biography for anyone who needs or wants one. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Carol | 12/7/2011

    " Cash is a fascinating man -- more fascinating than this book would lead you to believe. I expected an "official" biography to gloss over the less savory aspects of his life, and this one does, but it doesn't really delve deep into any aspect of his life. Disappointing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dee | 10/9/2011

    " I adore Johnny Cash and loved reading this book. It was great to hear how he started, where he came from, his inspirations...etc. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 10/1/2011

    " Great to read about country music great. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 8/10/2011

    " If you liked "Walk the Line" and love the Man in Black, this bio is one of the best on Cash. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cheryl | 4/22/2011

    " Of course Cash's life is very interesting to read about, but this book is rather poorly written and edited. If you are going to read about his life I would probably recommend one of his other biographies or autobiography. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Linda | 12/8/2010

    " Richly detailed account of an American icon with much more depth than I had ever thought.Johnny Cash was more than just another country singer and this book peels back the layers like on an onion, revealing more and more about a multi-faceted man. Very good book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Walter | 3/26/2010

    " This is one of the better biographies I have read. Cash was and still is a God in so many ways. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marrble | 8/27/2009

    " Dates & places of personal apperances and song releases were hard for me to get through. I enjoyed a look into this American icon's personal life. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Carol | 2/1/2009

    " Cash is a fascinating man -- more fascinating than this book would lead you to believe. I expected an "official" biography to gloss over the less savory aspects of his life, and this one does, but it doesn't really delve deep into any aspect of his life. Disappointing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jim | 12/16/2008

    " Well written, an interesting man, bot "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Glenn | 8/27/2008

    " I recommend the audiobook, narrated by Kris Kristofferson. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Marc | 7/26/2008

    " Probably a better book than I'm giving it credit for, but since I've never been an avid Cash fan the details were a bit grueling for me. Still, I thought it was worth reading about this intriguing life. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cari | 7/25/2008

    " Started slow but it was decent. I would have loved to listen to this book as a documentary with snippets of music put in and things like that. I really loved hearing the names of other famous musicians pop up in the narritive. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rowan | 7/1/2008

    " Fascinating portrait and consistently heartbreaking yet inspiring. "

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About the Author

Steve Turner is the author of A Hard Day’s Write: The Stories behind Every Beatles’ Song, and biographies of Jack Kerouac, Marvin Gaye, and Van Morrison. He has written on music and aspects of popular culture for many publications, including the Times (London), Mojo, and Rolling Stone. He lives in London.