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Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance

Authors: Archuleta, David
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BIO026000, SEL021000, OCC019000
ISBN: 9781101434581, Related ISBNs: 0451230183, 0451232402, 1101434589, 9780451230188, 9780451232403
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The New York Times bestseller-the inspiring personal story of American Idol's David Archuleta.

In the New York Times bestseller Chords of Strength, American Idol favorite David Archuleta shares his unexpected and inspiring journey, including how he overcame vocal cord paralysis to achieve his dream of being a successful singer. David also opens up about the strength he draws from his unshakable faith and family. He pays tribute to those who continue to inspire him and, through their example, help him believe in himself, his talent, and his abilities.

Intimate and uplifting, Chords of Strength allows a unique glimpse at the man behind the music and offers hope to anyone with a passion and a dream.
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