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Boys in the Trees : A Memoir
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A Star-Studded Memoir Illuminating the Life and Career of Carly Simon

Dive headfirst into Boys in the Trees, a compelling memoir by rock icon Carly Simon. This thought-provoking biography pulls back the curtain on a life of glamor, heartache, and sublime musical creation. Bursting with vibrant accounts of her musical beginnings, the trajectory of a career decorated with smash hits, and intimate behind-the-scenes dramas, Boys in the Trees seamlessly blends the private and public facades of an unforgettable cultural figure. From her childhood as the daughter of publishing giant Richard L. Simon to her emergence as a top-charting singer, Simon's storytelling is as complex and captivating as her lyrics. She paints a vivid picture of the folk music scene she and her sister thrived in during the '70s, as well as her meteoric rise as a solo artist--an artistic journey punctuated by top 40 hits including the unforgettable "You're So Vain." This enthralling account isn't without tumult and tragedy, reflecting Simon's openness to showcasing life's highs and lows in her own confessional style--a journey of romantic liaisons with iconic figures and the dissolution of her fairy-tale union with James Taylor. Take a deep dive into the creation processes behind iconic numbers like "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets," channeling the electricity of creative inspiration coursing through them. Whether you're a lover of pop-rock history, looking for a compelling memoir that sizzles with real-life drama, or simply a Carly Simon fan, Boys in the Trees promises a candid, engaging, and real journey through the life of a female feminist music icon.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781250095916
  • ISBN-10: 1250095913
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books
  • Publish Date: November 2016
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Page Count: 384

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