Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel

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Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel

Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.?I devoured Daisy Jones & The Six in a day, falling head over heels for it. Daisy and the band captured my heart.?-Reese Witherspoon?Reese?s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick)NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR ??he Washington Post ??squire ? Glamour ? Real Simple??ood Housekeeping ? Marie Claire ??arade? Paste ??helf Awareness??ookRiotEveryone knows DAISY JONES & THE SIX, but nobody knows the reason behind their split at the absolute height of their popularity . . . until now.Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it?s the rock?n? roll she loves most. By the time she?s twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Also getting noticed is The Six, a band led by the brooding Billy Dunne. On the eve of their first tour, his girlfriend Camila finds out she?s pregnant, and with the pressure of impending fatherhood and fame, Billy goes a little wild on the road. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes that the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend. The making of that legend is chronicled in this riveting and unforgettable novel, written as an oral history of one of the biggest bands of the seventies. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a talented writer who takes her work to a new level withDaisy Jones & The Six, brilliantly capturing a place and time in an utterly distinctive voice.Praise for Daisy Jones & The Six?Backstage intrigue is the engine of?aisy Jones & The Six. . . . [A] celebration of American mythmaking.?-Vogue?Each character is compelling but Daisy Jones is the star.?he?s a blazing talent who is unapologetic in her sexuality and lives life on her own terms. . . . Like a poignant song with lyrics that speak to your soul,?aisy Jones & The Six?y Taylor Jenkins Reid will transport you to another place and time.?-Associated Press?Reid?s wit and gift for telling a perfectly paced story make this?ne of the most enjoyably readable books of the year.?-Nylon?Wildly delicious.??Entertainment WeeklyAmazon.com Review There is something a little intoxicating aboutDaisy Jones and the Six. This is the story of a young, captivating singer who came of age in the late 60s/early 70s, all told as an oral history. The Six did not hit the big time until Daisy joined the band as their lead singer, but her presence brought along drama, intrigue, and a variety of tensions between herself and Billy Dunne, the leader of The Six. It?s best not to know too much about this book going into it; instead, allow the transcribed interviews from the band members (they weren?t real, but they seem real), and from those who tagged along during this great fictitious band?s run, to unspool the story for you.--Chris Schluep, Amazon Book ReviewReview?I devoured?aisy Jones & The Six?n a day, falling head over heels for it. Taylor Jenkins Reid transported me into the magic of the ?70s music scene in a way I?ll never forget. The characters are beautifully layered and complex. Daisy and the band captured my heart, and they?re sure to capture yours, too.?-Reese Witherspoon?This stylish and propulsive novel, presented in the form of an oral history, explores the ascent of a (fictional) hard-partying, iconic 1970s rock band. It reads like the transcript of a particularly juicy episode of VH1?s ?Behind the Music.??-Theew York Times Book Review?Editors? Choice)?Daisy Jones & The Six?s?ust plain fun from cover to cover. . . . Her characters feel so vividly real, you?ll wish you c

Specification of Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel

AuthorReid, Taylor Jenkins
EditionLater Printing
PublisherBallantine Books
Publication Year05-03-2019
Height6.4 inch.
Length1.2 inch.
Width9.6 inch.
Weight1.3 pounds.

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