Anchored In Love: Book summary and reviews of Anchored In Love by John Carter Cash

Anchored In Love

An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash

by John Carter Cash

Anchored In Love by John Carter Cash
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2007
    224 pages
    Genre: Biographies/Memoirs

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June Carter was born in the rugged mountains of Maces Springs, Virginia, to Ezra and Maybelle Carter, pioneers of country music. On stage from a very young age, June found her niche in the spotlight with her vivacious personality and down-home sense of humor. Her confidence and spirit were what attracted Johnny Cash to her in the late 1950s. On the road together, they quickly bonded. June was his helpmate and closest companion. They were married for forty years, through addiction and success, tragedy and triumph.

Anchored in Love is an inside look into the life of June Carter Cash, through the eyes of her only child with Johnny Cash-John Carter Cash. With skillful prose, he reveals new information about the legendary woman through his tender memories and heartwarming stories.

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"[T]he book really begins to soar in its second half. Cash unflinchingly details the addictions that beset himself and many of his sisters {while showing how] June's "unshakable" religious faith infused her life." - PW.

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