Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
18 Reviews
The New York Times bestseller-the inspiring personal story of American Idol's David Archuleta.

In the New York Times bestseller Chords of Strength, American Idol favorite David Archuleta shares his unexpected and inspiring journey, including how he overcame vocal cord paralysis to achieve his dream of being a successful singer. David also opens up about the strength he draws from his unshakable faith and family. He pays tribute to those who continue to inspire him and, through their example, help him believe in himself, his talent, and his abilities.

Intimate and uplifting, Chords of Strength allows a unique glimpse at the man behind the music and offers hope to anyone with a passion and a dream.


  

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Review: Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

Reading this totally inspired me more and showed me a different side of David I also came to love. Being in the same religion as his (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Saints), I was also able ... Read full review

Review: Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance

User Review  - Eileen Rose - Goodreads

This book reads like a personal journal and I feel honored and grateful that David shared it! It inspired me, an LDS piano/voice teacher, choral director & singer, many years his senior, to continue ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Introduction
PURE BEGINNINGS
HIT WITH INSPIRATION
SCHOOL OF AMERICAN IDOL CHAPTER 4 BUMPS IN THE ROAD
HOPE RISES
CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH
STEPPING IT
DIVINE FREQUENCY
THE JOY IN SOUND
STAYING TRUE
DREAMING
MUSICAL APPENDIX Acknowledgements
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

David Archuleta is a singer and songwriter who got his first big break on American Idol. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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