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Author Feek, Rory Lee, author.

Title This life I live : one man's extraordinary, ordinary life and the woman who changed it forever / Rory Feek.

Publication Info. Nashville, Tennessee: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 FEEK    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY FEEK    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  BIOG. FEEK, R.    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  BIO FEEK    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  B FEEK    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  B FEEK RORY F    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Biographies  B FEEK    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIO FEEK    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  B FEEK, RORY    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  782.42 FEE    Check Shelf

Description ix, 252 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Singer Joey Martin and her songwriter husband Rory Feek were enjoying a steadily growing fan base in country music and a baby daughter when Joey was diagnosed with a rapidly spreading cancer. Rory blogged about the final months of Joey's life. In this memoir, Rory takes us for the first time into his own challenging life story and what it was like growing up in rural America with little money and even less family stability. He helps us not only to connect more fully to his and Joey's story but also to our own journeys. He shows what can happen when we are fully open in life's key moments, whether when meeting our life companion or tackling an unexpected tragedy. He also gives never-before-revealed details on their life together and what he calls "the long goodbye," the blessing of being able to know that life is going to end and taking advantage of it. Rory shows how we are all actually there already and how we can learn to live that way every day.
Contents Famous for love -- Stronger -- The middle of nowhere -- Trailer trash -- Mama Bare -- A hero's story -- Things that go away -- Uncle Goombah -- Froot loots -- Nashville -- Joining up to sing -- Your first time lasts -- Forgiven greatly -- Marine biology -- From Texas to Tennessee -- Song Righter -- Baggage claim -- Father figure -- Duct-tape parenting -- Self-help was no help -- Die living -- Never gonna happen -- A new family -- Circa 1870 -- Something good -- Farmer boy -- Killing myself -- My name is Joey -- A girl, a dog, and a truck -- Nothing to remember -- Sign language -- The right left hand -- A clean slate -- Crossing our hearts -- Alter call -- Sexual healing -- Honeymooners -- Love doesn't exist -- A green heart -- Changing lives one sip at a time -- Nothing matters -- Money -- Rhymes with Tex -- The name game -- Ten percent -- On the same page -- Baby crazy -- Almond eyes -- Life is complicated -- Fame to farm -- Turn, turn, turn -- Ups and downs -- Hurt people hurt people -- Josephine -- Something worse -- Surgery and more -- No more -- Crying and driving -- Indiana home -- Saying good-bye -- Second guesses -- Life imitating art imitating life.
Subject Feek, Rory Lee.
Martin, Joey -- Health.
Country musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Country life -- United States -- Biography.
Terminally ill -- Religious life.
Grief -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Down syndrome -- Biography.
RELIGION / Christian Life / Inspirational.
Christian biography.
Genre/Form Christian biography.
ISBN 9780718090197 (hardcover)
0718090195 (hardcover)
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