The Country Singer: The Story of Loretta Lynn by Waln Brown
Approx. 4,500 words.
Published on January 4, 2011.
This biography of Loretta Lynn examines her humble beginnings as the daughter of a coal miner growing up during the Great Depression. Loretta was often in trouble at school and in the community. Her schooling ended in the 8th grade, and she was pregnant before her 14th birth. Then, her beautiful voice was discovered, and she rose to become one of America's greatest country music stars.