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Rodney Crowell
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Born in Houston in 1950, Rodney Crowell has released nearly twenty albums in four decades, with five consecutive number-one hits, and has also worked widely as a songwriter and a producer. His honors include a Grammy, an ASCAP lifetime achievement award, and membership in the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He lives in Nashville.

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Chinaberry Sidewalks

Written by Rodney Crowell


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $15.95

In a tender and uproarious memoir, singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of a dirt-poor southeast Texas boyhood.

The only child of a hard-drinking father and a holy-roller mother, acclaimed musician Rodney Crowell was no stranger to bombast. But despite a home life always threatening to burst... Read more >

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Chinaberry Sidewalks

Written by Rodney Crowell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

The only child of a hard-drinking father and a Holy Roller mother, Rodney Crowell was no stranger to bombast from an early age, whether knock-down-drag-outs at a local dive bar or fire-and-brimstone sermons at Pentecostal tent revivals. He was an expert at reading his father’s mercurial moods and gauging exactly when... Read more >

Chinaberry Sidewalks

Written by Rodney Crowell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

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