Synopses & Reviews
If you had to give America a voice, its been said more than once, that voice would be Willie Nelsons. For more than fifty years, hes taken the stuff of his life—the good and the bad—and made from it a body of work that has become a permanent part of our musical heritage and kept us company through the good and the bad of our own lives. So its fitting, and cause for celebration, that he has finally set down in his own words a book that does justice to his great gifts as a storyteller. In The Facts of Life, Willie Nelson reflects on what has mattered to him in life and what hasnt. He also tells some great dirty jokes. The result is a book as wise and hilarious as its author.
- Includes a new section of never-seen-before photographs
"The voice of America" reflects on what has mattered to him in life and what hasn't. Along with a few dirty jokes comes a book as wise and hilarious as its author. Includes a section of never-seen-before photographs.
About the Author
Born in Abbott, Texas, on April 29, 1933, Willie Nelson is one of the most popular, prolific, and influential songwriters and singers in the history of American music. He has been inducted into a number of music halls of fame, was named a Kennedy Center honoree in 1998, and was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. He has recorded more than one hundred albums over six decades. In January 2002, Lost Highway Records will release his first major album of all-new material in five years, The Great Divide
From the Hardcover edition.