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River of No Return Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Woman He Loved

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ISBN-10: 1581826532

ISBN-13: 9781581826531

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jeffrey Buckner Ford

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In 1942 Ernest Jennings Ford married nineteen-year-old Betty Jean Heminger, whom he had met at Victorville Army Air Base in California. 'River of No Return: Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Woman He Loved' is the recounting of their life together, of Ernie's spectacular success as an entertainer, of their growing spiral of self-destruction as his career flourished, and of their two sons' despair as they watched the light slowly fade from their parents' eyes and the joy vanish from their lives. For Betty it was vodka, valium, and tranquilizers. For Ernie, it was beer for breakfast, Cutty for lunch at the club, and whatever later in the day. In 'River of No Return' their son Jeffery remembers…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English