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Everything I'm Cracked Up to Be: A Rock & Roll Fairy Tail

Trynin, Jen

Published by Harcourt, Orlando, Florida, 2006
ISBN 10: 0151011486 / ISBN 13: 9780151011483
/ Condition: Near Fine / Hardcover
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Title: Everything I'm Cracked Up to Be: A Rock & ...

Publisher: Harcourt, Orlando, Florida

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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First edition, stated; first printing, full number line (A-K). Signed by the author on the title page: "Jen Trynin." Book is unmarked; spine slant; corners sharp, tail of spine bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $23.00). Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006010

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Synopsis: "With plenty to say and ample musical gifts with which to say it, Boston newcomer Jennifer Trynin is poised to join the upper ranks of GenX alternative rock queendom . . . One of the year's best debuts. A revelation."-BILLBOARD

It was 1994-post-Liz Phair, mid-Courtney Love, just shy of Alanis Morissette. After seven years of slogging it out in the Boston music scene, Jen Trynin took a hard look at herself and gave "making it" one last shot.

It worked. Suddenly Trynin became the spark that set off one of the most heated bidding wars of the year. Major labels vied for her, to the tune of multiple millions of dollars in deals. Lawyers, managers, and booking agents clamored for her attention. Billboard put her on the cover. Everyone knew she was the Next Big Thing. But then she wasn't.

In a series of dizzying, hilarious, heartbreaking snapshots, Trynin captures what it's like to be catapulted to the edge of rock stardom, only to plummet back down to earth. Everything I'm Cracked Up to Be is the story of a girl who got what she wished for-and lived happily ever after anyway.

Book Description: "With plenty to say and ample musical gifts with which to say it, Boston newcomer Jennifer Trynin is poised to join the upper ranks of GenX alternative rock queendom . . . One of the year's best debuts. A revelation."--Billboard

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