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My house of memories : an autobiography / Merle Haggard with Tom Carter.

Haggard, Merle. (Author). Carter, Tom, 1947- (Added Author). Haggard, Merle. Merle Haggard's my house of memories. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

"In this riveting personal story, award-winning, bestselling country music recording artist Merle Haggard takes you on a tour through his house of memories, offering a fascinating look inside his turbulent yet successful life.Merle reveals the true stories about his birth and troubled upbringing in a converted railroad boxcar. He recalls the loss of his father when he was nine, after which his childhood disobedience transformed into full-blown delinquency that eventually landed him behind the cold walls of San Quentin. He gives tribute to his mother and relives the painful memory of her death. He shares the lessons he learned from a life shaped by violence,gambling, and drugs, never shying away from the fact that he continues to pay for decades of reckless living. And he talks about the music he loves--how, ultimately, it has defined the man he is"--Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 921 HAGGARD 2011 (Text) 33892100383661 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/14/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062023216
  • ISBN: 0062023217
  • Physical Description: xii, 259 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : It Books, 2011.

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General Note:
Originally published under the title Merle Haggard's my house of memories : New York, N.Y. : Cliff Street Books, ©1999.
Summary, etc.:
"In this riveting personal story, award-winning, bestselling country music recording artist Merle Haggard takes you on a tour through his house of memories, offering a fascinating look inside his turbulent yet successful life.Merle reveals the true stories about his birth and troubled upbringing in a converted railroad boxcar. He recalls the loss of his father when he was nine, after which his childhood disobedience transformed into full-blown delinquency that eventually landed him behind the cold walls of San Quentin. He gives tribute to his mother and relives the painful memory of her death. He shares the lessons he learned from a life shaped by violence,gambling, and drugs, never shying away from the fact that he continues to pay for decades of reckless living. And he talks about the music he loves--how, ultimately, it has defined the man he is"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Haggard, Merle.
Country musicians > United States > Biography.
Haggard, Merle.
Country musicians.
United States.
Haggard, Merle.
Genre: Autobiographie.
Biography.
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