The Book of Joel
This soul-searching chronicle offers fans an unprecedented glimpse into the heart and soul of one of the world's best entertainers--the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel. Known the world over for classic rock songs like `The Entertainer,` `The Stranger,` and `New York State of Mind,` here the beloved songwriter offers a serious and reflective memoir of his life from early hard times to top-of-the-world successes, including the ups and downs of romance (and his marriage to Christie Brinkley, for whom he wrote `Uptown Girl`), insights about fatherhood, and reflections on both the joys and the burdens of superstardom. Fans of rock biographies like Keith Richards' `Life,` ` `Jimmy Buffett's `A Pirate Looks at Fifty,` Bob Dylan's `Chronicle,` and others will be captivated as one of the music world's greatest storytellers reveals all, in Billy Joel's powerful memoir of tears, excitement, and a river of dreams come true.
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- Hardback | 368 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 31.24mm | 503.94g
- 14 Jun 2011
- United States