Daisy Jones & the Six

Daisy Jones & the Six

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2019
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"Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs on the Sunset Strip, sleeping with rock stars, and dreaming of singing at the Whisky a Go-Go. The sex and drugs are thrilling, but it's the rock and roll she loves most. By the time she's twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Another band getting noticed is The Six, led by the brooding Billy Dunne. On the eve of their first tour, his girlfriend Camila finds out she's pregnant, and with the pressure of impending fatherhood and fame, Billy goes a little wild on the road. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend. The making of that legend is chronicled in this riveting and unforgettable novel, written as an oral history of one of the biggest bands of the seventies. Taylor Jenkins Reid is a talented writer who takes her work to a new level with Daisy Jones & The Six, brilliantly capturing a place and time in an utterly distinctive voice"--
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Penguin Random House,, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781984845320
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
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Additional Contributors: 3M Cloud Library
Alternative Title: Daisy Jones and the Six


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Told in interview format, this is the story of a band from the 1970s. On the surface, this book is all sex, drugs, and rock and roll. A fun drama with classic rock as a backdrop. Beneath that, it's a look at family, friendship, and the turmoil that comes with fame. Highly recommended by Jennifer,... Read More »

This book should be listened to- it's amazing and the full cast does a beautiful job telling the story of a band you'll forget is purely fiction.

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Jun 18, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed the multiple narrators of this audio book; they enhance the experience and make it easier to follow. The story is completely fictional, but several times I found myself imaging that it was real and wanting to know more about the people and the time period. The upcoming Amazon TV series should be interesting.

Mar 31, 2020

The full cast in this audiobook are all INCREDIBLE! I can't recommend listening to this one enough.

IndyPL_RachelJ Mar 02, 2020

This is such a great audiobook. I love that each character has its own voice. It will make you want to listen to the songs that they've discussed in the story, as if they really exist. I had to get out some Fleetwood Mac after to get myself through that.

Nov 06, 2019

Highly recommend the audio book. Don’t know if I would have liked it as much if I had read the book instead of listening to it. The characters came alive - great acting, never mixed up characters.
Book very well written in that the choices each character made, why they got upset, how they behaved always made perfect sense. From one character’s point of view the other was behaving like an ass. But from the others point of view it made perfect sense what they were doing. so realistic it felt like everything really happened and the book was a legit band biography. (Amazed with all the drug use that more folks didn’t die of overdoses but that’s probably my sheltered upbringing. Not much real life experience with it myself.)

Not recommending it to my mom cause of all the drug use but recommending it to all my friends.

Sep 23, 2019

Entertaining. The story was a little too pat for me. The audiobook performances were very good.

CircMary Sep 04, 2019

I listened to the audiobook, which was well done and provided good listening while on a road trip. But I remember thinking to myself, "Who cares about these narcissistic people?" Well, I still had to know how it all played out. Literature, it's not, but it is good entertainment.

DCLadults Mar 01, 2019

A Listen to This pick! L.A. '60s girl Daisy Jones is a rock groupie aspiring to sing at the Whisky a Go-Go. She's already getting noticed when she meets Billy Dunne, who heads up the breakout band The Six. Producers see that they make musical magic together, and soon they're on their way to becoming an iconic band of the '70s.


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