The Man Called CASH: The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend

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Thomas Nelson, Oct 30, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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Johnny Cash is one of the most influential figures in music and American popular culture today. While he was an icon to people of all ages during his life, Cash's legacy continues after his death. His remarkable story is captured in this exclusive authorized biography, addressing the whole life of Johnny Cash-not just his unforgettable music but also his relationship with June Carter Cash and his faith in Christ. His authenticity, love for God and family, and unassuming persona are what Steve Turner captures with passion and focus in this inspiring book.

Different from other books written about him, The Man Called CASH brings Cash's faith and love for God into the foreground and tells the story of a man redeemed, without watering-down or sugar-coating. The Man Called CASH will be a huge success with his millions of fans and will draw in many new fans with this inspiring story of faith and redemption.


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I knew that this was a five star book when my grandson, who was sixteen, carried it everywhere he went until he had read every word. Any time that a young man doesn't put a book down there is ... Read full review

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User Review  - JohnMarkInman - LibraryThing

very good book about Johnny Cash. My only complaint is that the author introduces new people into the story and quotes them, but it's sometimes hard to tell who said what. So you have to go back and double check who's talking. Read full review

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Foreword by Kris Kristofferson Acknowledgments
First to Cross
The Promised Land
Leaving Home
Walking the Line
Amphetamine Blues
Going Down Down Down
Riding the Highway
American Recordings
The Man Comes Around
Touched by Grace
Interview with Johnny Cash
Personal Interviews by the Author

The Voice of America
Personal Jesus
The Beast in

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About the author (2005)

Steve Turnerbegan his journalistic career as Features Editor of the British rock monthly Beat Instrumental . He has written many music biographies, including Conversations with Eric Clapton , Rattle and Hum (U2), and A Hard Day's Write (the Beatles).

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