This book is not to be missed by anyone interested in country or roots music, and the land that spawned it.
Well-documented and with many photographs of the performers, this volume adds a much-needed balance to the often male-dominated literature.
--College & Research Library NewsFinding Her Voice
blends interviews, stunning pictures and concise, incisive summations into the most thorough and comprehensive book ever penned on women in country music.
--The City Paper
In their sweeping survey, anthropologist Bufwack and music writer Oermann detail an integral interconnection between these women and the music they nurtured and influenced, weaving together a single tale of working women and country music. . . . A lively story of struggle and ultimate survival.
About the Author
Mary A. Bufwack is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in women's studies.
Robert K. Oermann is a music journalist whose honors include the Country Music Association's Media Achievement Award.