Boys in the Trees Pdf




Boys in the Trees

Number of page: 304
Author: Carly Simon
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 9781250095893
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Carly Simon’s New York Times bestselling memoir, Boys in the Trees, reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song

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About The Author

Carly Simon lives on Martha's Vineyard.

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  • A Google UserA Google User
    Boys in the Trees: A Memoir The queen of 1970s folk-rock songs about conflicted relationships revisits her own in this sometimes angsty, sometimes exuberant memoir. Simon’s recollections include her parents’ souring marriage (her father was crushed when her mother moved her much younger lover into their house), a lesbian encounter with a friend, episodes of child molestation (about which she has mixed feelings), and a parade
  • A Google UserA Google User
    Review: Boys in the Trees: A Memoir Audiobook Carly Simon’s memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the cofounder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters performing folk songs with her sister Lucy in Greenwich Village, to a meteoric solo career that would result in 13 top 40 hits, including the #1 song “You’re So Vain.” She
  • A Google UserA Google User
    Review: Boys in the Trees: A Memoir “Growing up, I assumed every family in the world sang, harmonized, and played the piano together,” Carly Simon writes early on in her memoir, BOYS IN THE TREES. It’s a humble thought, coming from a sevenyearold girl in her small Greenwich Village apartment, where she lives with her father, Richard, the cofounder of Simon & Schuster; her mother, Andrea; and her three siblings. The book kicks off as
  • Pat KendrickPat Kendrick
    Boys in the trees Draws you in..wonderful!
  • Beverly MontezBeverly Montez
    It’s about someone life story #TRUE I’ve lived some hardship in life
  • 1055510555
    mcrn one of the most different biographies I have ever read she certainly soul searched this one
  • cherybearcherybear
    LibraryThing Review Well, Carly’s a singer/songwriter, not an author. But I learned a lot about her. It is interesting to know more about her childhood, and the stories behind some of the songs she wrote, and where the
  • indygo88indygo88
    LibraryThing Review Before reading this memoir, my knowledge of Carly Simon and her life was pretty basic. I was familiar with her music, although mostly just her chart-topping songs, knew that she married & then
  • deldevriesdeldevries
    LibraryThing Review read by Carly Simon. Her lyrics and voice are beautiful, but after listening to the story of her life, I realize the pain and personal heartbreak (and joys) that were part of her musical creations
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