I Will Survive: The Book
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I Will Survive: The Book

3.5 of 5 stars 3.50  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  4 reviews
IWill Survive is the story of America's "Queen of Disco." It is the story of riches and fame, despair, and finally salvation. Her meteoric rise to stardom in the mid-1970s was nothing short of phenomenal, and hits poured forth that pushed her to the top of the charts, including "Honey Bee," "I Got You Under My Skin," "Never Can Say Goodbye," and the song that has immortali...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published April 10th 2000 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published September 15th 1997)
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If I hadn't expended so much energy crying along, I would have bumped the rating by a star. Overall, a hopeful approach...but be prepared for much devastation.
This collection of experiences tied to Gloria Gaynor's famous song contains inspiring and horrifying stories of survival in all walks of life around the world. Each vignette stands alone so it's a great book to just read a few pages at a time. I would probably give it more like 3.5 stars, but at times it felt a bit repetitive. We all have our struggles and in the end our determination to survive coupled with the strength that God gives us can pull us through difficult and seemingly insurmountabl...more
As a songstress myself, I have learned alot about life, living it and surviving in the vast world of music.
People are amazing. The things they survive and then thrive. No. More. Victims!
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Gloria Gaynor is an American singer, best known for the disco era hits "I Will Survive" (Hot 100 number 1, 1979), "Never Can Say Goodbye" (Hot 100 number 9, 1974), "Let Me Know (I Have a Right)" (Hot 100 number 42, 1980) and "I Am What I Am" (R&B number 82, 1983).
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