Jimmy Buffett (Paperback)

By Steve Eng

St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312168759, 364pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 1997

List Price: 22.99*
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The unique charisma of Jimmy Buffett has entranced his millions of fans for nearly three decades. Just what has made this man so beloved and so fanatically revered? In this lively, in-depth portrait of the talented savvy character named Jimmy Buffett, Steve Eng reveals the singer, the writer, the maestro, and the raconteur supreme. of photos.

About the Author

Steve Eng lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of A Satisfied Mind: The Country Music of Porter Wagoner and is currently at work on a biography of the city of Nashville.

Praise For Jimmy Buffett

"Fascinating, quirky, and exhaustively researched."--the Anniston Star

"An intriguing and fascinatingly detailed portrait . . . Eng traces Buffet's activities with great precision."--Nashville Banner

"Long overdue . . . Eng has done an excellent job . . . well-researched."--Library Journal

"Eng interviewed anyone who'd talk, from an Aspen carpenter who worked on Buffett's home to a history instructor at his alma mater."--Chicago Tribune

"Never before has so much information about Buffett been available in one dose."--The Buffalo News

"A fascinating, in-depth effort [that] explains Buffett's unusual contribution to American music."--the Atlanta Journal