The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Authorised Biography

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Omnibus Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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The classic authorized biography exposes the astonishing life and times of Richard Wayne Penniman. Using RichardÔs own words, White chronicles a staggering career, tussles with God and The Devil, and an erratic series of comebacks. Illustrated with rare pictures and including a comprehensive discography.

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Review: The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Authorised Biography

User Review  - Christopher Roth - Goodreads

I must say that this is a stunning portrait of a true musical genius. At the beginning of the book I was full of admiration for his out-of-the-closet bisexuality (with a tilt toward the gay end of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jimi - Goodreads

Still one of the best, and craziest Rock & Roll biographies ever! Read full review

About the author (2003)

Charles Dodd White is the author of the novelLambs of Men (Casperian Books), co-editor of the recent contemporary Appalachian short story anthology DEGREES OF ELEVATION (Bottom Dog Press), and founding editor of the arts and culture blogazine PLUMB. In 2011 he was awarded a writing fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council. His short fiction has appeared in Appalachian Heritage, Fugue, Night Train, North Carolina Literary Review and others. He has been a marine tank crewman, newspaper writer and fishing guide. He currently teaches English at South College in Asheville, North Carolina.

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