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Daisy Jones & The Six

A Novel

by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
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Taylor Jenkins Reid presents a blast from the past in this 1970s faux rock biography.

In this evocative novel written in the format of an interview with members of a fictional music group, author Taylor Jenkins Reid paints a vivid portrait of the rock 'n' roll scene in Los Angeles in the 1970s. Heartbreaking and hysterical in turn, these interviews trace the rise and fall of Daisy Jones & The Six, a Fleetwood Mac-esque band that rose to fame with rocket speed, and just as suddenly flamed out amid drug abuse and romantic drama.

Billy Dunne and his brother Graham form The Six in 1967 with their friends and fellow musicians Warren Rhodes on drums, Pete Loving on guitar, and Pete's brother Eddie on bass. A short time later the band recruits Karen Sirko to play keyboard. Meanwhile, Daisy Jones, neglected child of a famous artist and a famous model, begins sneaking out of the house to visit rock clubs on the Sunset Strip at age 14. A talented singer, Daisy gets a record deal...

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