This book is a memoir by James Taylor, detailing his first 21 years. It covers everything from his childhood to his time as an aspiring young tennis player. Through the highs and lows of life, Taylor manages to maintain a sense of humor and humility; making for an enjoyable read. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to get insight into the mind of one of today’s most successful singer-songwriters.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to get insight into the mind of one of today’s most successful singer-songwriters, James Taylor. The memoir details his first 21 years, covering his childhood and time as an aspiring tennis player. It provides a glimpse into Taylor’s life story, from his earliest memories to the present day.
- Insightful look into the life of singer-songwriter James Taylor
- Well written and enjoyable to read
- Encouraging story with lots of humor
- The author discusses some personal topics in a way that might make some readers uncomfortable
- It can be repetitive at times
- Some of the stories may be too personal for some people to read
Learn more about the author
James Taylor is a singer-songwriter who has been writing and performing music for over 40 years. His long career has seen him release dozens of albums, as well as win 5 Grammy Awards.
“If you’re a fan of James Taylor, this book is definitely for you. It’s a great look into his life and how he became the musician we know today.”
“A wonderful read! James Taylor is a gifted storyteller and his memories are both rich and poignant.”
“An engaging and introspective look at one man’s life, from birth to age 21. Touching on everything from family dynamics and school experiences, to his first love and ambitions as an athlete.”
“James Taylor has led an amazing life, and in Break Shot he shares engaging stories about his childhood, his rise to fame as a singer-songwriter, and the interesting people he’s met along the way. As always, Taylors’ writing is soulful and insightful.”