Broken Horses : A Memoir

Broken Horses : A Memoir



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Summary: Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen times in as many years. Though imperfect in every way, her dysfunctional childhood was as beautiful as it was strange, and as nurturing as it was difficult. At the age of five, Brandi contracted bacterial meningitis, which almost took her life, leaving an indelible mark on her formative years and altering her journey into young adulthood. As an openly gay teenager, Brandi grappled with the tension between her sexuality and her faith when her pastor publicly refused to baptize her on the day of the ceremony. Shockingly, her small town rallied around Brandi in support and set her on a path to salvation where the rest of the misfits and rejects find it: through twisted, joyful, weird, and wonderful music. In this memoir, Brandi Carlile takes readers through the events of her life that shaped...  more »
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B CARLILENewOut8/14/21

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Edition Statement :

First edition.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : Crown, [2021]



Physical Description :

321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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