Number of page: 320
Publisher: Little, Brown
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A New York Times bestsellerA New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book A Publishers Weekly Book of the Year As seen on CBS This Morning, NPR’s Fresh Air, and People MagazineA New York Times Book Review Editor’s ChoiceA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Library Journal Nonfiction Pick of SeptemberThe New York Times bestseller about a young black man’s journey from violence and despair to the threshold of stardom .
- Barbara Hoffert
Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family Ryan Speedo Green had a hard upbringing, spending time in juvenile detention, but pulled his life together and was so floored by a performance at New York’s Metropolitan Opera that he decided to become an opera singer. Now he strides the Met’s stage. Not just for opera fans.
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