From the Inside Flap
Here is the Whitney only family would know Somewhere outside the glare of the concert spotlights...behind the tawdry entertainment news headlines...beyond the crush of the scandal-seeking paparazzi...lies the truth about Whitney Houston. And few individuals are better qualified to show us that complicated, funny, generous, troubled, extremely loyal Whitney than the friend she called "brother," BeBe Winans. With obvious affection and yet remarkable transparency, Winans opens a window into their twenty-eight years of friendship and family closeness to offer a view of the Whitney only a handful of people knew--- the Whitney beyond The Voice. The entertainment press incessantly told us what Whitney did. Now, thanks to this tender, honest account, we understand what she thought and felt. Winans' book is a beautifully honest portrait of this astonishingly gifted woman, offering tremendous inspiration and deeper understanding of human nature and God's grace.
About the Author
BeBe Winans met Whitney Houston 28 years ago, and they quickly developed a family bond. Winans is a groundbreaking inspirational, R&B, and gospel vocalist, writer, and producer whose albums have reached platinum status and who has recorded with such entertainers as Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and many more. He has won six Grammy® Awards, three NAACP Awards, 10 Dove Awards, six Stellar Awards, and was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with sister CeCe Winans. He also launched a syndicated radio show and enjoys acting in both film and theater. Winans’ latest album honoring our nation’s heritage, America America, was released by Raxor & Tie in June 2012.