A Sick Life: TLC 'n Me: Stories from on and Off the Stage
Contributor(s): Watkins, Tionne (Author), Zemler, Emily (Contribution by)
ISBN: 162336860X EAN: 9781623368609
Publisher: Rodale Books
US SRP: $26.99 US
Binding: Hardcover: 256 pages
Pub Date: September 12, 2017
Annotation: A candid memoir of fame, strength, family, and friendship from the lead singer of TLC.
As the lead singer of Grammy-winning supergroup TLC, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins has seen phenomenal fame, success, and critical acclaim. But backstage, she has lived a dual life.
In addition to the balancing act of juggling an all consuming music career and her family, Tionne has struggled since she was a young girl with sickle-cell disease a debilitating and incurable condition that can render her unable to perform, walk, or even breathe.
A Sick Life chronicles Tionne’s journey from a sickly young girl from Des Moines who was told she wouldn’t live to see 30 through her teen years in Atlanta, how she broke into the music scene, and became the superstar musician and sickle-cell disease advocate she is today.
Through Tionne’s tough, funny, tell-it-like-it-is voice, she shares how she found the inner strength, grit, and determination to live her dream, despite her often unpredictable and debilitating health issues.
She dives deep into never-before-told TLC stories, including accounts of her friendship with Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes and her tragic death.
Tionne’s unvarnished discussion of her remarkable life, disease, unending strength, and ability to power through the odds offers a story like no other.
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