Joe Nick Patoski "Selena: Como La Flor" 1st Ed. Book (1996)
Details: Out of print 1996 First Edition hardcover book "Selena: Como La Flor" released by Little Brown Publishing Group. 1.07" H x 9.54" L x 6.43" W, 291 pages. Gently used, light shelf wear on the outer sleeve, VG+.
Short Description: "Selena Quintanilla was a vibrant performer, wildly popular in the growing field of Tejano music. But her rising star suddenly fell when she was murdered at the age of 23. Now her life, her work, and her musical legacy have been documented. This work recounts Selena's tragically short life, from the ups and downs of her career to her stunning transformation into a sensual Latina superstar."
Grade: VG+ (new stock)
Full Description: "A lovingly documented biography of music superstar Selena Quintanilla's life, work, and musical legacy. Selena Quintanilla was a vibrant musical performer, wildly popular in the growing field of Tejano music. But her rising star suddenly fell when she was murdered at the age of 23. At the time of her death, Selena was poised to break into the mainstream music scene. But as she enjoyed professional success beyond her wildest dreams, her personal life had more than its share of troubles. There was family tension surrounding her marriage to guitarist Chris Perez, and mounting pressure between her and the manager of her fashion boutiques, Yolanda Saldivar. Bestselling author Jo Nick Patoski recounts both the ups and downs of Selena's life, as well as her stunning transformation into a sensual Latina superstar. Most of all, he pays tribute to the life of this one-of-a-kind talent and a young life cut short by murder, but one that will never be forgotten."
Author: Joe Nick Patoski is the author of the award-winning Willie Nelson: An Epic Life as well as biographies of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Selena. He has written for Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone, No Depression, Country Music, TV Guide, and the Austin American-Statesman. He lives in Texas Hill Country.