Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

Boys in the Trees: A Memoir Author Carly Simon
ISBN-10 1250095913
ISBN-13 9781250095916
Year 2016-11-01
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Flatiron Books
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The Instant 1 New York Times Bestseller A People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year Intelligent and captivating Don t miss it People Magazine One of the best celebrity memoirs of the year The Hollywood ReporterRock Star Composer and Lyricist Feminist Icon Survivor Simon s memoir 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 You re So Vain She was the first artist in history to win a Grammy Award an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for her song Let the River Run from the movie Working Girl The memoir recalls a childhood enriched by music and culture but also one shrouded in secrets that would eventually tear her family apart Simon brilliantly captures moments of creative inspiration the sparks of songs and the stories behind writing Anticipation and We Have No Secrets among many others Romantic entanglements with some of the most famous men of the day fueled her confessional lyrics as well as the unraveling of her storybook marriage to James Taylor

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