Nashville Wives: Country Music's Celebrity Wives Reveal the Truth about Their Husbands and Marriages

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Cliff Street Books, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 253 pages
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Country Music is celebrated for the honesty of its lyrics, and in this book fifteen outspoken Nashville wives talk openly, fot the first time, about life with their famous and infamous husbands--hoe they met, fell in love, rose to stardom, and coped with the pressures of show business success--and failure. How did Garth Brook's wife handle the public disclosure of his adultery? Why is Kenny Rogers's bride optimistic about their maritial future when she is the sixth Mrs. Rogers? How did Mrs. Alan Jackson respond mto the rumors of her husband's romantic involvement with one of Nashville's foremost female singers? Was it difficult for Mrs. Charley Pride to maintain an "all is well" appearance when her husband wasa undergoing pyschiatric treatment? Also, the sixth Mrs. Merle Haggard confesses to her drug addiction; Mrs. Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn talks exculsively about her husband's past violent outbursts; Mrs.Billy Ray Cyrus discloses why she was forced to keep her marraige secret from the public; Mrs.Glen Campbell recalls her husband's conversion from cocaine to born-again Christianity; and more.......

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Fairy-tale vignettes of love and sacrifice, sprawling homes in the Nashville suburbs, and the hardships of raising children on the road riddle the interviews of Mrs. George Jones with Nashville's most ... Read full review

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User Review  - cindyloumn - LibraryThing

Sort of preditable. Didnt even learn anything new. But interesting all the same. Some of the wives you just KNOW are lying! all religion etc..way to fake!! 2/20/99 Read full review


Mrs Trace Rhonda Adkins
Mrs Clint Lisa Hartman Black
Mrs Kix Barbara Brooks

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George Jones has been called the greatest country singer of our time.

Nancy Jones is an attorney with over twelve years of experience devoted primarily to fighting for the legal rights of women.
Phil Philcox has written over 1,200 magazine articles and forty books, including "The Executive's Business Information Sourcebook" and" Social Security Update," They reside in Florida.

Tom Carter (M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; D.Min., Westminster Theological Seminary, California) is the Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dinuba, California. He is the author of 13 Crucial Questions Jesus Wants to Ask You and the editor of Spurgeon's Commentary on Great Chapters of the Bible. He has coached youth baseball, basketball, and soccer for more than twenty seasons.

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