I, Tina - (Icon!t) by Tina Turner & Kurt Loder (Paperback)
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"Splendid...this is rock history with substance!" --Susan Brownmiller, Newsday
"What a tale she has to tell!" -- Liz Smith, New York Daily News
A reissue of the one of the most fascinating and dramatic true stories in show business history--the massive bestseller I, Tina, in which the legendary Tina Turner tells all about her life and career: from her humble beginnings in Nut Bush, TN; to her turbulent and volatile marriage to Ike Turner; and, finally, to her triumphant return and massive success.
"The real power behind whatever success I have now was something I found within myself--something that's in all of us, I think, a little piece of God just waiting to be discovered." -Tina Turner
The monumental bestseller, the classic memoir, here is the dramatic and spectacular story of an American music icon--Tina Turner.
From small town Nutbush, Tennessee to Hollywood stardom, to global icon. In her life Tina Turner saw it, suffered it, and survived it all.
In I, Tina--the inspiration for the Academy Award-nominated motion picture What's Love Got to Do with It--the legend tells her story how she lived it. An honest account of the beloved superstar's struggle and pain, but also glory and triumph, Turner's is one of the most fascinating and dramatic true stories in show business history.
Spanning decades, from her childhood to her abusive marriage to Ike Turner to the ever-evolving musical genius that endeared her to generations of fans, I, Tina is a powerful memoir of a powerful woman who became one of music's most prolific and beloved icons.
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The dramatic and spectacular story of an American music icon--the immortal Tina Turner!
From Nutbush, Tennessee, to Hollywood stardom; from Ike's Kings of Rhythm to onstage with Mick Jagger and the Stones; and from the lowest lows to the highest highs, Tina Turner has seen it, done it, suffered it, and survived it all. In her monumental bestseller I, Tina--the basis for the Academy Award-nominated motion picture What's Love Got to Do with It--she tells it like it really was . . . and really is. This book is a superstar's honest and intimate account of struggle and pain, love and abuse, glory and tragedy, and one of the greatest comebacks in music history.
"Splendid...this is rock history with substance!" -- Susan Brownmiller, Newsday
"And what a tale she has to tell!" -- Liz Smith, New York Daily News
"A page-tuner!" -- People
"Gutsy... [For] anyone who seeks inspiration." -- Los Angeles Times