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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This book has got to be one of the best books I have ever read. If you are a fan of Little Richard, then I definetely recommend this book for you! And also for all of you Rhythm and Blues and Rock 'N Roll music lovers! Richard Wayne Penniman is THE Glorious performer of all time! Read full review

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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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