A Sick Life

A Sick Life

TLC 'n Me : Stories From on and Off the Stage

Book - 2017
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Baker & Taylor
The lead singer of TLC shares her life, discussing the challenges of having sickle-cell disease, her music career, and her determination to live her dream.

McMillan Palgrave
A candid memoir of fame, strength, family, and friendship from the lead singer of TLC

As the lead singer of Grammy-winning supergroup TLC, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins has seen phenomenal fame, success, and critical acclaim. But backstage, she has lived a dual life. In addition to the balancing act of juggling an all-consuming music career and her family, Tionne has struggled her whole life with sickle-cell disease—a debilitating and incurable condition that can render her unable to perform, walk, or even breathe.

A Sick Life chronicles Tionne’s journey from a sickly young girl in Des Moines who was told she wouldn’t live to see 30 through her teen years in Atlanta to how she broke into the music scene and became the superstar musician and sickle-cell disease advocate she is today. Through Tionne’s tough, funny, tell-it-like-it-is voice, she shares how she found the inner strength, grit, and determination to live her dream, despite her often unpredictable and debilitating health issues. She dives deep into never-before-told TLC stories, including accounts of her friendship with Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes and her tragic death. Tionne’s unvarnished discussion of her remarkable life, disease, unending strength, and ability to power through the odds offers a story like no other.

& Taylor

A memoir from Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, five-time Grammy Award winning member of hip-hop group TLC, about her rise to fame, lifelong battle with sickle-cell disease and her strength through success and tragedy.

Publisher: New York : Rodale, c2017
ISBN: 9781623368609
Branch Call Number: 782.42164 WAT
Characteristics: x, 246 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,24 cm.


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Feb 12, 2018

The book was interesting I just wish there was more behind the scene stories of TLC in this book.

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