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My House of Memories : An Autobiography
by Merle Haggard and Tom Carter




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In this riveting personal story, award-winning, bestselling country musicrecording artist Merle Haggard takesyou on a tour through his house ofmemories, offering a fascinating lookinside his turbulent yet successful life.Merle reveals the true stories about hisbirth and troubled upbringing in a convertedrailroad boxcar. He recalls the lossof his father when he was nine, after whichhis childhood disobedience transformedinto full-blown delinquency that eventuallylanded him behind the cold walls ofSan Quentin. He gives tribute to hismother and relives the painful memoryof her death. He shares the lessons helearned from a life shaped by violence, gambling, and drugs, never shying awayfrom the fact that he continues to pay fordecades of reckless living. And he talksabout the music he loves--how, ultimately, it has defined the man he is.

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Overview

In this riveting personal story, award-winning, bestselling country musicrecording artist Merle Haggard takesyou on a tour through his house ofmemories, offering a fascinating lookinside his turbulent yet successful life.Merle reveals the true stories about hisbirth and troubled upbringing in a convertedrailroad boxcar. He recalls the lossof his father when he was nine, after whichhis childhood disobedience transformedinto full-blown delinquency that eventuallylanded him behind the cold walls ofSan Quentin. He gives tribute to hismother and relives the painful memoryof her death. He shares the lessons helearned from a life shaped by violence, gambling, and drugs, never shying awayfrom the fact that he continues to pay fordecades of reckless living. And he talksabout the music he loves--how, ultimately, it has defined the man he is.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780062023216
  • ISBN-10: 0062023217
  • Publisher: It Books
  • Publish Date: January 2011
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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