A star par excellence, Dolly Parton is one of country music’s most likable personalities. Even a hard-rocking punk or orchestral aesthete can’t help cracking a smile or singing along with songs like “Jolene” and “9 to 5.” More than a mere singer or actress, Parton is a true cultural phenomenon, immediately recognizable and beloved for her talent, tinkling laugh, and steel magnolia spirit. She is also the only female star to have her own themed am...
By Helen Morales
Series: Culture Trails: Adventures in Travel
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; First Edition edition (May 30, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1394960
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
An interesting and entertaining read. I know the author couldn't visit the Grand Ole Opry because of catastrophic flooding in Nashville, but including a chapter on the Opry experience would have improved the book.