Coal Miner s Daughter

New York Times bestselling author and Nashville legend Loretta Lynn tells the story of her rise from deep poverty in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, to the top of the male-dominated country music industry.

Coal Miner s Daughter

Coal Miner s Daughter

New York Times bestselling author and Nashville legend Loretta Lynn tells the story of her rise from deep poverty in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, to the top of the male-dominated country music industry. Reissued for the 40th Anniversary of the Oscar-winning, Sissy Spacek-starring film of the same name, Coal Miner's Daughter recounts Loretta Lynn's astonishing journey to become one of the original queens of country music. Loretta grew up dirt poor in the mountains of Kentucky, she was married at thirteen years old, and became a mother soon after. At the age of twenty-four, her husband, Doo, gave her a guitar as an anniversary present. Soon, she began penning songs and singing in front of honky-tonk audiences, and, through years of hard work, talent, and true grit, eventually made her way to Nashville, the Grand Ole Opry, eventually securing her place in country music history. Loretta's prolific and influential songwriting made her the first woman to receive a gold record in country music, and got her named the first female Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association. This riveting memoir introduces readers to all the highs and lows on her road to success and the tough, smart, funny, and fascinating woman behind the legend.

Loretta Lynn Coal Miner s Daughter

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.

Loretta Lynn  Coal Miner s Daughter

Loretta Lynn Coal Miner s Daughter

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music. Here we see the determination and talent that led to her trailblazing career and made her the first woman to be named Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association and the first woman to receive a gold record in country music.

The Coal Miner s Daughter

As you can see, we have no coal for the fire.' Timothy looked as embarrassed as Nora. 'No, no, don't think of it, I must be on my way home. I have to be ... I must get back ... Goodbye, Hannah, Mrs Armstrong.' He turned and almost ran ...

The Coal Miner s Daughter

The Coal Miner s Daughter

A wealthy landlord’s son, and a coal miner’s daughter... Growing up in poverty, one of six siblings, Hannah Armstrong never thought she’d know anything other than her little mining town. But then she falls for Timothy Durkin, a wealthy Oxford student... Following her heart, Hannah sacrifices everything she holds dear and follows her new husband to Oxford. But will her new life of luxury be everything she expected - or will she find that once a coal miner's daughter, always a coal miner's daughter..?

The Coal Miner s Daughter

Every mine in the coalfield held a safety week each year near the mine complex and in open grounds around the collieries. ... were organised by the management to remind workers on perils of mining and benefits through safe practices.

The Coal Miner   s Daughter

The Coal Miner s Daughter

Set during 60s and 70s in the coalfields of Bihar and Bengal, ‘The Coal Miner’s Daughter’ tells the fascinating story of life in the coal mines through the eyes of the curious protagonist Suhasini. Captivating, touching and dramatic, the novel reveals the essence of human experience – through stories of thrill and simplicity, love and grit, and trust and ruthlessness in the backdrop of transition of the industry from privately held mines into the government-owned mining behemoth Coal India. The story unfolds through characters that are remarkably convincing, balanced, and ironic of the times.

Son of a Coal Miner s Daughter

You can see the coal miners' homes of the early 1900s, which are tiny and have been remodeled several times to still be homes today. An example of the times was that if a coal miner lived in one of the coal company's houses (that's what ...

Son of a Coal Miner s Daughter

Son of a Coal Miner s Daughter

William Bill Spencer Miller takes us on his journey of expansion and personal growth through his varied experiences as a farm boy in Brown County, Indiana to a Foreign Service Reserve Officer with the Peace Corps, a volunteer in Indonesia and Thailand, a Peace Corps director in the Kingdom of Tonga, and the Philippines. He went from attending a one-room school in Beanblossom, Indiana to Franklin College, to Eastern Illinois University where earned degrees in Biology, Kinesiology, and Sports, giving him a solid foundation to make his dreams come true. We learn about living in cultures different from our own as he shares his interactions living with and teaching the people of Indonesia and Thailand. Bill, always active, shares stories of playing basketball at the height of Hoosier Mania. His life-long love of running culminated in his participating in several triathlons, until a serious illness took him down, but not out of a productive life. He tells us of returning to the United States after ten years abroad and building a new life in Brown County with his wife and young family. We will learn about his new career paths and his work on the Deam Wilderness Project and his fight for landowners private property rights. Bill Millers experiences give voice to a life that has spanned (so far) a world that was still recovering from the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, the assassinations of prominent leaders in our country, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, to our present day struggles around the globe.

Coal Miner s Daughter

COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER FADE IN 1 . EXT . BUTCHER HOLLER , KY . DAY ( TITLES BEGIN ) 1 Down a mountain trail Loretta Webb , 13 , rides a mule , which a is pulling a little wooden sled . On the sled is her brother Herman , 10 , with a glob ...

Coal Miner s Daughter

Coal Miner s Daughter


New York Magazine

Coal Miner's Daughter is A MUSICAL bio-pic without hysteria — a sweet- souled movie in a genre known for its flamboyant miseries and luxuriant despairs. Based on the funny, ornery, naively egotistical autobiography of country-music ...

New York Magazine

New York Magazine

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Selected from Coal Miner s Daughter

and Daddy decided to support his family as a coal miner . He never worked in the mines before , and it must have taken a lot of nerve to go into that terrible dark hole . But Daddy did it for us . He worked at Consolidated Number Five ...

Selected from Coal Miner s Daughter

Selected from Coal Miner s Daughter

Offers excerpts from the country music star's autobiography

Ancestry of a Coal Miner s Daughter

They complained and got the other miners to complain about the shortchanging , but to no avail . Joe and Jim then got most of the miners to agree to petition the National Labor Relations Board for an election and to organize a union .

Ancestry of a Coal Miner s Daughter

Ancestry of a Coal Miner s Daughter

Joseph Woodson Lynch was born 29 April 1906 in Midway, Kansas. His parents were Joseph Walker Lynch (1886-1945) and Clara Violet Scobey (1887-1968). He married Agnes Belle Golledge (1907-1973), daughter of James Golledge (1882-1939) and Agnes Belle Miller (1885-1941), 1 June 1924 in Florence, Colorado. They had four children. Ancestors, descendants and relatives lived mainly in England, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming and California.

Still Woman Enough

" Filled with intimate portraits of country legends, and brimming with folksy humor, this personal tale of grit, determination, and loyalty will enthrall Loretta's countless fans and anyone who adores a good old-fashioned love story.

Still Woman Enough

Still Woman Enough

In this riveting follow-up to her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Coal Miner's Daughter, Loretta Lynn continues her captivating story about triumph over the odds. Loretta Lynn's first memoir, Coal Miner's Daughter, was a #1 national bestseller that sparked an Oscar-winning movie and left fans hungry for more. Now Loretta finishes that story, and the second half of her life is every bit as remarkable and inspiring as the first. In a friendly, down-home style that belies her stature as country music's most celebrated performer, Loretta writes candidly about the price of fame and the stresses of stardom; tells of friends and family she's loved and lost along the way; and shares secrets not included in her first book. But at the heart of this memoir is her stormy relationship with Doo, the man she married at thirteen and stayed with until he died, through his drinking, their violent arguments, and their passionate reconciliations. Loretta reveals the devotion behind "one of the hardest love stories in the world." Filled with intimate portraits of country legends, and brimming with folksy humor, this personal tale of grit, determination, and loyalty will enthrall Loretta's countless fans and anyone who adores a good old-fashioned love story. Loretta Lynn, the most celebrated entertainer in the history of country music has a lot to sing about: --9 gold albums --A national bestselling book and film, Coal Miner's Daughter --First female artist to win the Country Music Association's Entertainer of the Year --First country artist to win the prestigious Golden Plate award given to those who excel in all fields of achievement worldwide --First female recording artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame --Longtime member of the Country Music Hall of Fame --One of Entertainment Weekly's 100 Entertainers for 1950-2000 --One of Ladies Home Journal's 10 Most Admired Women of the World

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