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The Resource Boys in the trees : a memoir, Carly Simon

Boys in the trees : a memoir, Carly Simon

Label
Boys in the trees : a memoir
Title
Boys in the trees
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Carly Simon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Simon's memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top-40 hits, including the #1 song "You're So Vain." She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, for a song composed, written, and performed entirely by a single artist: "Let the River Run" from the movie Working Girl. The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture, but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart. Simon captures moments of creative inspiration, the sparks of songs, and the stories behind writing "Anticipation" and "We Have No Secrets" among many others. Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics, as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 782.42164092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML420.S56296
LC item number
A3 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Boys in the trees : a memoir, Carly Simon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
133 West Eleventh Street -- Summer in the trees -- Frunzhoffa -- Carly, meet Ronny -- Splinter-happy steps -- The dinner party -- Moonglow -- The twenty-ninth floor -- The hardships of the mistral -- Frog footman -- Moneypenny -- Jake was the hub -- Record numero uno -- Soft summer gardens -- The Potemkin Hotel -- Carnegie Hall -- Choppin' wood -- Moonlight mile -- We'll marry -- Emulsification -- Heat's up, tea's brewed -- Showdown -- Sheets the color of fire -- Strip, bitch
Control code
ocn922697817
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 376 pages
Isbn
9781250095893
Lccn
2015038193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)922697817
Label
Boys in the trees : a memoir, Carly Simon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
133 West Eleventh Street -- Summer in the trees -- Frunzhoffa -- Carly, meet Ronny -- Splinter-happy steps -- The dinner party -- Moonglow -- The twenty-ninth floor -- The hardships of the mistral -- Frog footman -- Moneypenny -- Jake was the hub -- Record numero uno -- Soft summer gardens -- The Potemkin Hotel -- Carnegie Hall -- Choppin' wood -- Moonlight mile -- We'll marry -- Emulsification -- Heat's up, tea's brewed -- Showdown -- Sheets the color of fire -- Strip, bitch
Control code
ocn922697817
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 376 pages
Isbn
9781250095893
Lccn
2015038193
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)922697817

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