Very good in very good jacket. 450 pages. Illus., bibliography, index, front DJ flap price clipped, gift inscription on front endpaper. Signed by the author on half-title. A revealing inside look at the world of country music, via a trip to Fan Fair, an annual event during which country stars appear at the Tennessee State Fair Grounds to repay their fans for their loyalty. Laurence Leamer explores the passionate life of country music. The entire spectrum of today's country and the process of making stars, from the inner life andconflicts of Garth Brooks to Wynonna's struggle to create a career of her own, from Vince Gill's love of musicianship and moving songs to Shania Twain's rugged road to success.