Cat Power : a good woman / Elizabeth Goodman.
Author: Goodman, Elizabeth, 1980-
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2009.
Description: 298 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Cat Power, 1972-
Rock musicians United States Biography.
Contents: Redemption -- Southern soul -- The age of Aquarius -- A new family -- Daddy's girl -- "The piano is not a toy" -- Cabbagetown -- We formed a band -- New York, New York -- Survival -- Indie goes mainstream -- Headlights -- The next Liz Phair -- Suddenly cool -- What would the community think -- Europe -- Let's move to the country -- Moon pix -- "Is she okay?" -- "I just saw Jesus in Times Square" -- Bangs -- The covers record -- You are free -- Fame -- The greatest -- Trying to die -- No more drama.
Summary: Chan Marshall's stark lyrics, minimal arrangements, and wounded, smoky vocals were an instant indie hit in the nineties. But her mental instability nearly derailed her career. Learn how Marshall managed to make it big, burn out, and rise up again to become a fashion and Hollywood icon.