The Truth Is . . .

The Truth Is . . .

My Life in Love and Music

By Melissa Etheridge; Laura Morton

Random House Trade, Paperback, 9780375760266, 256pp.

Publication Date: June 11, 2002


Since she first burst onto the international music scene, Melissa Etheridge has released seven albums that have sold more than 25 million copies worldwide, garnering not only public adoration for her uncompromising honesty but numerous critical awards, including two Grammys and the prestigious ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award. The Truth Is . . . is a highly charged autobiography—a bold and unflinching account of an extraordinary life that Melissa describes as only she can: from her Kansas roots, through her early love of music, to her brilliant rise to superstardom in a male-dominated rock world. Melissa openly discusses the massive impact of her publicly coming out, a revelation that only increased her popularity, making her a highly visible spokesperson for the gay and lesbian community. The Truth Is . . . shares Melissa Etheridge’s fascinating story with unprecedented candor and insight.

About the Author
Melissa Etheridge lives in Southern California.
Laura Morton has coauthored a number of bestselling celebrity books. She lives in New York City.

Praise For The Truth Is . . .

“Startling . . . a pull-no-punches autobiography.” —People

“Melissa Etheridge bares her soul.”—New York Post

“Intimate.”—The Washington Post

“Inspiring, thought-provoking, and sometimes shocking.”—Buzz Magazine

“Melissa Etheridge is holding nothing back right now.”—USA Today