A Natural Woman by Carole King

By Carole King

A memoir by means of the enduring singer-songwriter chronicling her tale from her beginnings in Brooklyn via her amazing luck as one of many world's such a lot acclaimed musical skills, to her today's as a number one performer and activist. From her marriage to Gerry Goffin, with whom she wrote dozens of songs that hit the charts, to her personal achievements, particularly with "Tapestry," which remained at the charts for greater than six years, to her studies as a mom, this memoir chronicles certainly one of music's such a lot profitable and interesting stars. The booklet will contain dozens of images from King's early life, her circle of relatives, and behind-the-scenes photos from her performances through the years.

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Oh yeah? Huh. ” By that he meant, this better not interfere with our fishing. John had actually met Amber before any of us had moved to Alaska, as mutual friends of the Minneapolis-based jam band the Sweet Potato Project. He didn’t know much about her other than that, like me, she couldn’t say no to live music shows. In fact, our paths may never have intersected if not for the Girdwood-based band the Photonz, which lured us both to town. Amber was at the end of a festival-hopping road trip from Minnesota to Alaska when someone urged her to check out the band, which was playing that night in Girdwood.

My arms useless, I could do nothing to stop it as it cocked its head sideways and clamped its jaws across the middle of my face. indd 38 1/15/13 2:10 PM This Can’t Be Happening Crunch. Like a mouth full of eggshells. Crunch, crunch. Something inside my head went POP. A flash, then an awakening in someplace new, suspended in luminous blue. I was floating, detached, as if gravity had given me up. No fear, no pain. So pleasant. So strange. I looked all around me. I was alone in a blue zephyr. I knew then that I was dying.

It glanced over its shoulder, then whipped around to face us in the midsummer twilight. I slowly reached down and grabbed Maya by the scruff of her neck. John took a couple of steps backward so we’d be standing side by side, making us look bigger, nothing to mess with. ” I whispered without taking my eyes off the bear. ” Between the two of us, we’d encountered a lot of bears through the years. This one wasn’t like any of the others. Instead of the typical bear behavior—the take-note-of-humans-and-trundle-along routine, or better yet, take note and run for the hills—this one held its ground, hackles raised.

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