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Girls like us : Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon--and the journey of a generation

Author: Sheila Weller
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Girls Like Us" is a groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most important musical artists--Carly Simon, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell--and offers an epic treatment of these mid-century women who dared to break tradition.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Carole King; Joni Mitchell; Carly Simon; Carole King; Joni Mitchell; Carly Simon; Carole King; Joni Mitchell; Carly Simon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Weller
ISBN: 0743491475 9780743491471 0743491483 9780743491488
OCLC Number: 166373130
Description: vi, 584 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. "We can only look behind from where we came" --
Overture : Three women, three moments, one journey --
pt. 2. "I'm home again, in my old narrow bed." ch. 1. Carole ; ch. 2. Joni ; ch. 3. Carly --
pt. 3. "And the sun poured in like butterscotch." ch. 4. Carole : 1961-1964 ; ch. 5. Joni : 1961-early 1965 ; ch. 6. Carly : 1961-late 1965 ; ch. 7. Carole : 1964-early 1969 ; ch. 8. Joni : March 1965-December 1967 ; ch. 9. Carly : 1965-1969 --
pt. 4. "I feel the earth move under my feet." ; ch. 10. Joni : late 1967-mid-1970 ; ch. 11. Carole : 1969-1970 / Joni : 1970 / Carole and Joni : early 1971-1972 ; ch. 12. Carly : mid-1970-early 1973 --
pt. 5. "We just come from such different sets of circumstance." ch. 13. Carole : 1972-1984 ; ch. 14. Joni : 1972-1984 ; ch. 14. Joni : 1972-1982 ; ch. 15. Carly : late 1973-late 1987 --
pt. 6. "In the river I know I will find the key." Coda : The middle '80s to the present : three women, three endings, one journey --
Source notes --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography --
Discography --
Index.
Responsibility: Sheila Weller.
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"Girls Like Us" is a groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America's most important musical artists--Carly Simon, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell--and offers an epic treatment of these  Read more...

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by cwarden (WorldCat user on 2008-07-11)

Part one. "We can only look behind from where we came" -- Overture: Three women, three moments, one journey -- Part two: "I'm home again, in my old narrow bed" -- Carole -- Joni -- Carly -- Part three. "And the sun poured in like butterscotch" -- Carole: 1961-1964 -- Joni: 1961-early 1965 -- Carly: 1961-late 1965 -- Carole: 1964-early 1969 -- Joni: March 1965-December 1967 -- Carly: 1965-1969 -- Part four. "I feel the Earth move under my feet" -- Joni: Late 1967-mid-1970 -- Carole: 1969-1970 / Joni: 1970 / Carole and Joni: Early 1971-1972 -- Carly: Mid-1970-early 1973 -- Part five: "We just come from such different sets of circumstance" -- Carole: 1972-1984 -- Joni: 1972-1982 -- Carly: Late 1973-late 1987 -- Part six. "In the river I know I will find the key" -- Cada: The middle '80s to the present: three women, three endings, one journey -- Source notes -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography -- Discography -- Index.

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"Reading "Girls Like Us" is like sneaking into a reunion of the hippest class from the '60s...where all the secrets come spilling out after the third glass of wine." -- Suzanne Finstad, bestselling Read more...

 
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