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Soul Serenade : Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl (Hardcover) (Rashod Ollison)
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A coming-of-age memoir about a young boy in rural Arkansas who searches for himself and his distant father through soul musicSoul Serenade is the memoir of pop music critic Rashod Ollison, whose love for soul music was fostered by his father, a disturbed Vietnam vet. After his parents’ volatile marriage ended in divorce, when Rashod was six years old, he retreated into the records his father left behind—discovering that the music of Aretha Franklin, Bobby Womack, Al Green, and others provided solace and coherence.Soul Serenade is the captivating coming-of-age story of a boy who tries to makes sense of life in central Arkansas in the 1980s and ’90s, his family’s tragic past, and his sexuality, all through empowering soul music.
Number of Pages: 230
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Music, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Genres + Styles / Soul + R 'n B, Personal Memoirs
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Rashod Ollison
Street Date: January 26, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-6911
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