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The Resource Daisy Jones & the Six

Daisy Jones & the Six

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Daisy Jones & the Six
Title
Daisy Jones & the Six
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Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Daisy Jones and the Six
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Language
eng
Summary
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA 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 • The Washington Post • Esquire • GlamourReal Simple • Good Housekeeping • Marie Claire • Parade • Shelf Awareness • BookRiot Everyone 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 with Daisy 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 Daisy Jones & The Six. . . . [A] celebration of American mythmaking."—Vogue"Each character is compelling but Daisy Jones is the star. She'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, Daisy Jones & The Six by 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 one of the most enjoyably readable books of the year."—Nylon "Wildly delicious." —Entertainment Weekly
Summary
When singer Daisy Jones meets Billy Dunne of the band The Six, the two rising 70s rock-and-roll artists are catapulted into stardom when a producer puts them together, a decision that is complicated by a pregnancy and the seductions of fame
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2019.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2019
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DLC
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Reid, Taylor Jenkins
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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Target audience
adult
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Daisy Jones & the Six
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9781524798635
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optical disk
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Daisy Jones & the Six
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9781524798635
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