It's not usual that a biography of a musician is written by the actual person, which makes this book by Cash all the more poignant, especially since his death. It's a riveting read that really puts you into the mind of the legend himself. You can really understand the man and what makes him tick by reading this book. But because it writes about his thinking, the book can waffle on a bit. Cash sometimes gets sidetracked in his writing, goes off on a tangent before coming back to the previous story, and when the incidents take place is not always clear at what point of his life they took place. But overlook that, and instead, this is a great book with plenty of stories - sad, funny, life affirming, Cash has plenty to say, opinions to reveal and tales to tell. You won't get bored once, and he had a fascinating life. The fact that he had plans for his future, that he never got around to doing, make this book incredibly personal and nostalgic.
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