|Plot Summary of Hank Williams: The Biography|
|"This is a detailed account of Hank Williams' life and premature death. The book pays close attention to his chronic back pain, the rocky marriages, the status anxiety, the inferiority complex, the philandering and above all the alcoholism that would eventually kill him. Along the way author Colin Escott also provides an inside look of the music business in the 1940's and 50's, from songwriting to publishing, promotion and performance. "
Matthew Christensen, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Hank Williams: The Biography|
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Story of entertainer?
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
- American (!)
- druggie/wino disease
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 2 ()
- Deep South
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Book makes you feel?
Commentary on society?
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of nearly entire life
- A lot 11-15 B&W
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
A LOT of info about personal vices?
Lot of titilating info about love life?
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